Vehicular homicide filed in deadly Seattle crash



Prosecutors have filed vehicular homicide, assault and reckless driving charges against a driver who crashed into a family in Seattle, killing two grandparents and leaving their daughter-in-law and baby granddaughter in critical condition.

Mark Mullan faces a sentencing range of 15 to 19 years in prison if he’s convicted as charged.

Prosecutors said in court documents Thursday that Mullan’s preliminary blood-alcohol level was 0.22 percent after Monday’s crash. That’s nearly three times Washington’s legal limit for driving.

He remains jailed on $2.5 million bail, with arraignment scheduled for April 11.

The crash killed Dennis and Judith Shulte, retired teachers from Kokomo, Ind., who recently moved to Seattle. Karina Schulte, 33, and her infant son were critically injured.