Woman accused of causing inebriated crash that killed a man, Oregon police said

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Source: Grants Pass police; MEGA

Nov. 6 2021, Published 3:21 p.m. ET

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An Oregon woman is accused of causing an inebriated, fatal crash where the victim was pinned under an SUV, police said.

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The victim died at the scene and now, months later, the woman faces a slew of charges.

On July 2, Grants Pass police in Oregon responded to a single-vehicle crash. When first responders arrived, they found a man pinned under an SUV on its side, according to Grants Pass police.

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The man was removed from under the vehicle and was later pronounced dead at the scene.

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Virginia Richardson drove the vehicle at the time of the incident, according to Grants Pass police. She was interviewed at the scene but released. The extensive damage at the scene led police to conduct further investigations.

Police completed a reconstruction of the wreck and referred the case to prosecutors. Recently, a grand jury indicted Richardson on charges of second-degree manslaughter, reckless driving, DUI of intoxicants and second-degree criminal mischief.

She turned himself in to police and was booked into jail.


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