Vancouver woman gets 12 years for fatal crash



HILLSBORO, Ore. — A Vancouver woman who pleaded guilty to manslaughter and DUI in a Jan. 8 car crash that killed a 10-year-old Beaverton, Ore., boy has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.

The Oregonian reports that 39-year-old Paige Danyell Couch entered her pleas Thursday in Washington County Circuit Court.

Beaverton police say the crash killed David Kardashov and critically injured his mother, Vera Kardashov. The woman’s other son suffered bumps and bruises.

The crash occurred on Southwest Canyon Road.