David Halberstam: Driver in His Death to Be Charged With Manslaughter

Historians in the News

The 26-year-old UC Berkeley graduate student who was driving the car involved in a crash that killed award-winning journalist David Halberstam last April faces misdemeanor criminal charges in the accident, the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office announced today.

San Mateo County Chief Deputy District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Kevin Jones will be charged with vehicular manslaughter without gross negligence. He faces up to a year in the county jail and a fine of up to $1,000 if convicted.

comments powered by Disqus