Vehicular homicide charged in Halloween pedestrian accident
Vehicular Homicide, RCW 46.61.520, while driving intoxicated face a sentencing range of 78-102 months.
In Washington State, Vehicular Homicide is a Class A felony. It can be charged if a person was killed in an automobile accident and the driver was under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
The family of the deceased may also choose to file a Wrongful Death claim in civil court seeking damages for the negligent act that killed their family member. Wrongful death lawsuits are usually filed by the parents, wife or children of the decedent.
This information is provided by Seattle Car Accident Lawyer blog, a service of The Farber Law Group. We represent people who have been seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents and the family of those who have been skilled.
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