Automobile Manslaughter & Homicide by Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated

 

Punishable by 10 years imprisonment and/or $5,000 fine

§ 2-504. Homicide by motor vehicle or vessel while impaired by alcohol (a) Prohibited. — A person may not cause the death of another as a result of the person’s negligently driving, operating, or controlling a motor vehicle or vessel while impaired by alcohol.(b) Name of crime. — A violation of this section is homicide by motor vehicle or vessel while impaired by alcohol.(c) Penalty. — A person who violates this section is guilty of a felony and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 3 years or a fine not exceeding $ 5,000 or both. § 2-209. Manslaughter by vehicle or vessel (a) “Vehicle” defined. — In this section, “vehicle” includes a motor vehicle, streetcar, locomotive, engine, and train.(b) Prohibited. — A person may not cause the death of another as a result of the person’s driving, operating, or controlling a vehicle or vessel in a grossly negligent manner.(c) Name of crime. — A violation of this section is manslaughter by vehicle or vessel. (d) Penalty. — A person who violates this section is guilty of a felony and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 10 years or a fine not exceeding $ 5,000 or both.

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