Vancouver man faces vehicular homicide charge

first_imgA Vancouver man suspected of intoxicated driving in a fatal crash has been arrested on suspicion of vehicular homicide.Jonathon K. Reno, 42, was also arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of intoxicants and was booked into the Lewis County Jail on Friday, according to Washington State Patrol Trooper Will Finn. About 7 p.m. Nov. 10, Reno was driving a 1991 Honda Accord south on Jackson Highway at a high rate of speed when the car struck a guardrail, crossed the centerline and struck a power pole before it landed in a ditch, according to the state patrol.Reno’s passenger, Adam W. Newstrom, 28, of Vancouver, died in the crash. Reno was taken via air ambulance to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, where he remained under watch until his arrest.Neither of the two occupants was wearing a seat belt, Finn said.last_img