LOS ANGELES — Caitlyn Jenner could face up to a year in jail on a vehicular manslaughter charge if she is convicted but jail time would be unlikely, an accident reconstructionist says.
Sheriff’s investigators found Jenner was driving unsafely when she caused a chain-reaction crash that killed a woman last February, officials said Thursday.
Jenner was hauling an off-road vehicle on a trailer behind her Cadillac Escalade on Feb. 7 when she steered to avoid cars slowing for a traffic light in front of her on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu.
Jenner was unable to stop in time and her SUV rear-ended two cars, pushing a Lexus into oncoming traffic and also hitting a Toyota Prius. The Lexus driver, 69-year-old Kim Howe, was killed when her car was struck head-on by a Hummer.
Daniel W. Vomhof, an accident reconstructionist, said the additional weight from towing a loaded trailed makes it more difficult to