vehicular manslaughter

Definition of "vehicular manslaughter"
  1. A fatal event resulting from the violation of traffic laws, potentially classified as a misdemeanor or felony, with factors like drunk driving resulting in death or the death of a passenger often pushing towards the felony end
How to use "vehicular manslaughter" in a sentence
  1. The driver faced charges of vehicular manslaughter after the accident resulted in a pedestrian's death.
  2. Despite his lack of intent, running the red light and causing a fatal accident led to a vehicular manslaughter charge.
  3. The tragic incident where a drunk driver caused a fatal accident was a case of vehicular manslaughter.

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