The Seattle Times reports that Steve E. Strand, 55, of Shelton, was killed in a Lacey-area motorcycle accident on Wednesday night. Strand, the father of five sons, was hit by a pickup truck driven by Brett Sotak.
According to the report, Brett L. Sotak, 39, of Lacey, was to believed have caused the fatal motorcycle accident. Police arrested Sotak and are investigating for Vehicular Homicide. Washington State Vehicle Code RCW 46.61.520 states that a driver can be charged with Vehicular Homicide if someone is killed in a motor vehicle accident and the driver was under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Sotak has two prior DUI convictions.
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