Man sentenced to 36 years in prison for car accident that killed two WSU students

Phillip Musgrove of Tuscon, Arizona, was sentenced to 35 years for the car accident that killed Thomas Flynn, 21, of Trabuco Canyon, California and Craig Gmur, 24, of Seattle, Washington. The three young men were all friends from Washington State University in Pullman. reports that Musgrove was found guilty of manslaughter, endangerment and aggravated assault in the motor vehicle accident which killed his two friends and injured 22 other people. According to the report, Musgrove was driving at about 85 mph when he went through two lanes of stopped cars and ran a red light in the Tucson accident.

Police said there was no evidence that Musgrove was using drugs or alcohol at the time of the accident.

At sentencing, Musgrove apologized and the prosecutor described his actions as “recklessness that … can’t be fathomed.”

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