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Driver who killed jogger not guilty of manslaughter (access required)

A driver who fell asleep at the wheel and killed a Henrico County jogger was improperly convicted of involuntary manslaughter, the Court of Appeals has ruled, overturning the conviction. Involuntary manslaughter requires a showing of "criminal negligence," and the fact that the driver nodded off and struck the runner is not enough to meet that standard. The ...