A popular pro skateboarder has been sentenced to four years in prison in connection with a fatal DUI crash that killed his friend, according to multiple reports.
The incident happened at 10:05 p.m. on August 30, 2017, when Cory Kennedy was driving his mother’s Audi Quattro wagon around Vashon Island in Washington state, about 17 miles south of downtown Seattle.
Kennedy, 27, lost control of the vehicle, which smashed into two trees, killing one of his passengers and injuring another.
When police arrived on the scene, they found empty beer cans inside the vehicle, according to multiple news outlets, including Seattle’s Q13 FOX. Kennedy was under the influence of alcohol and marijuana. Police drew his blood and found that he had consumed marijuana and was driving with a .11 blood alcohol content. The legal limit in Washington is .08.Read more: https://people.com/crime/cory-kennedy-skateboarder-prison-dui-crash-killed-friend/