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Drugs in driver’s system supports involuntary manslaughter conviction (access required)

A conviction for aggravated involuntary manslaughter was upheld, as it was based on the presence of multiple drugs in the defendant’s system and his admission, after initially denying that he had consumed alcohol or drugs, that he had received a dose of methadone at a local clinic. The defendant’s truck crossed the center line and ...