Spanaway man pleads guilty to Vehicular Homicide in hit-and-run accident

A Superior Court Judge has sentenced Michael David Vaudrin,age 28 of Spanaway, to two years, 10 months in prison for the drunk driving car accident that killed Robert Adam Hawkins, age 51. Hawkins was a retired Army veteran and a devoted family man.

Vaudrin plead guilty to one count of Vehicular Homicide reports Tacoma’s The News Tribune.

According to the report, Vaudrin was drunk when he ran a red light and hit Hawkins’ car.

Vehicular Homicide, RCW 46.61.520, can be charged if a person dies and the operator of the motor vehicle was driving under the influence, driving recklessly or without regard to the safety of others. In Washington State, the blood alcohol content (BAC) for drunk driving is .08%.

This information is provided by Seattle Car Accident Lawyer blog, a service of The Farber Law Group. We represent the victims of drunken drivers and their families. We have more than 30 years experience in representing families in wrongful death cases.

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