REDDING, Calif. – A former Shasta County Sheriff’s deputy will stand trial on June 17, for a crash that killed one person and seriously injured two others in 2019, according to the District Attorney’s Office.
Former deputy, Henry Taylor appeared in court Tuesday, May 18 for a preliminary hearing. Taylor is charged with felony vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence, two counts of felony reckless driving causing injury, and one count of infraction, according to the District Attorney’s office. He has pled not guilty.
Investigators said Taylor was going over 100 miles per hour on Highway 299, when he hit a deer and a car. One person was killed and two people were critically injured in the crash. Prosecutors said Taylor was responding to a non-emergency call that had come in an hour and a half earlier.
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