Man sentenced to 10 years in prison for hit-and-run and Vehicular Homicide

Matthew Ryan Hamlton, 25, was sentenced to nine years, eight months in prison in Pierce County Superior Court after being convicted of Vehicular Homicide in the hit-and-run car accident that killed 3-month-old Jayden Wayman.

Wayman died two days after the January 24th car accident in Fife caused by Hamilton when he ran a red light at 70th Avenue East.

Vehicular Homicide can be charged if a person is killed in a car accident and the driver was under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Hamilton had a previous convictions of hit-and-run and negligent driving and driving under the influence.

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