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Statute Number:21-5406
Chapter Title:CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
Article Title:CRIMES AGAINST PERSONS
Tax Type:All
Brief Description:Vehicular homicide.
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21-5406. Vehicular homicide. (a) Vehicular homicide is the killing of a human being committed by the operation of an automobile, airplane, motor boat or other motor vehicle in a manner which creates an unreasonable risk of injury to the person or property of another and which constitutes a material deviation from the standard of care which a reasonable person would observe under the same circumstances.

(b) Vehicular homicide is a class A person misdemeanor.

(c) As used in this section, "material deviation" means conduct amounting to more than simple or ordinary negligence but not amount to gross negligence.

History: L. 2010, ch. 136, 41; July 1, 2011.



Date Composed: 01/19/2012 Date Modified: 01/19/2012

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