Elizabeth Long bonded out of jail Tuesday evening and is set to make her first appearance on July 20 at 1:30 at the Adams County Justice Center before Judge Byron Howell.
The Colorado State Patrol believes alcohol or drugs were a factor when Long crashed into 22-year-old Mary Warren of Fort Collins late Monday night.
Long has not returned phone calls left by 9Wants to Know.
When Long bonded out of jail, her family covered her head with a blanket to hide her from cameras.
Troopers say Long was driving a black Toyota Rav4 when she struck several cars on Thornton Parkway before getting onto I-25 and driving the wrong way for five miles.
Several witnesses called 911 around 11:11 p.m. reporting that an SUV was going the wrong way in the northbound lanes of I-25 at Thornton Parkway.
Before police could respond to the reports, authorities say Long slammed into a 1991 Honda Accord station wagon near 58th Avenue.
Troopers say the driver of the Honda, 32-year-old Jonathan Swanson, swerved to avoid the impact with the SUV, but was struck on the passenger side where Warren sat.
Warren graduated from Colorado State University in May with a double major in political sciences and journalism with a focus in public relations, a university spokesman told 9Wants to Know.
"Mary is spoken of by those who knew her at both of these jobs as an extraordinary young lady," CSU spokesperson Dell Rae Moellenberg said. "CSU extends its sympathy to Mary's family, friends and coworkers during this difficult time."
Warren's friends tell 9Wants to Know she planned to join the Peace Corps in August and travel to Kazakhstan.
"It's just really unfair," Jesse Lyon, Warren's friend, said. "She was ready to do many great things. She was going to donate two years of her life to the Peace Corps."
Swanson was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.
Long was taken to Denver Health Medical Center. She was treated, released and booked into the Adams County Jail on charges of vehicular homicide, two counts of vehicular assault, DUI, careless driving, driving on the wrong side of a divided highway and failure to remain at the scene.
Long was an environmental engineer. She created proposals for the city of Denver.
"I'm shocked and saddened by the loss of life and injuries," Herb Rubenstein, who worked with Long, said.
Northbound I-25 was closed for several hours at Interstate 70 as troopers investigated the crash. The highway reopened early Tuesday morning.
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