Vehicular Manslaughter is typically a misdemeanor of the second degree.
As such, it carries a potential jail sentence of up to 90 days and a fine of up to $750.
If, however, the offender is driving with a suspended license will not have a valid drivers license or had a prior offense of one of several categories Vehicular Manslaughter is a misdemeanor of the first degree.
In that case, vehicular manslaughter carries a sentence of up to six months in jail and a potential fine of up to $1000.
Additionally, the court will impose a class six license suspension on an offender convicted of a second-degree misdemeanor Vehicular Manslaughter.
The court will impose a class four license suspension on the offender convicted of a first-degree misdemeanor the Vehicular Manslaughter.
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