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Woman Accused of Murdering Twin by Driving Off Cliff

Alexandria Duval, 37, pleaded not guilty Monday in the fatal May 29 crash in Maui

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    Woman Accused of Murdering Twin by Driving Off Cliff
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    In this May 29, 2016, photo provided by Tom Johnson, rescue workers respond to the scene of a car crash off Maui’s Hana Highway in Hana, Hawaii.

    A Hawaii yoga instructor has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of her twin sister after police said she intentionally plunged the car she was driving off a cliff, NBC News reported. 

    Alexandria Duval, 37, pleaded not guilty Monday in the fatal May 29 crash in Maui. She was critically injured. Her sister, Anastasia Duval, was pronounced dead at the scene.

    Witnesses told investigators they saw the women fighting inside the vehicle moments before the fall. 

    Alexandria Duval was arrested Friday, following her discharge from the hospital. She was ordered held without bail Monday. A preliminary hearing was set for Wednesday.

    Her defense attorney, Todd Eddins, told reporters that she was not trying to harm herself or "the person she most loved and was closest to in the world."