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Driver Will Not Face Charges in Fatal Accident

Driver Will Not Face Charges in Fatal Accident



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(KSL News) Criminal charges will not be filed against an 86-year-old driver who struck and killed a man and his 5-year-old daughter in Murray.

The Salt Lake District Attorney's Office said the legal standards for a charge of negligent homicide were not met by evidence in the case.

Ostler Family photo
Ostler Family photo

They found the driver was not speeding, that drugs or alcohol were not a factor, and that the driver was not distracted.

They say it appears the driver simply did not see Don Ostler and his daughter Gwendolyn as they crossed the street.

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