Caitlyn Jenner 'could be charged with manslaughter' following fatal Malibu car crash
CAITLYN JENNER could be charged with manslaughter following a fatal car crash that she was involved in back in February, it's been revealed.
According to reports, Sheriff's investigators plan to recommend that prosecutors file a vehicular manslaughter charge against the former Olympian.
The crash - that occurred on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu on February 7 - killed one and injured sevenLos Angeles County sheriff’s department spokeswoman Nicole Nishida said on Thursday that investigators found that Caitlyn was driving “unsafe for the prevailing road conditions” because her SUV rear-ended a Lexus, pushing it into oncoming traffic. Lt. Shaun Mathers also said that the "case will be submitted to the district attorney next week," according to Variety.
The Lexus driver - 69-year-old Kim Howe - was killed when a Hummer struck her car head-on.
If convicted of misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter, Caitlyn could face up to one year in county jail, ESPN reports.
A Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) bus driving behind 65-year-old Caitlyn's Cadillac Escalade reportedly caught the incident on a dashboard camera.
Caitlyn - formerly known as Bruce - shared a heartbreaking statement following the tragic accident.
She explained at the time: "My heartfelt and deepest sympathies go out to the family and loved ones, and to all of those who were involved or injured in this terrible accident.
"It is a devastating tragedy and I cannot pretend to imagine what this family is going through at this time.
"I am praying for them," she added. "I will continue to cooperate in every way possible."