Skagit County prosecutors recommended Monday a $100,000 bail, but the judge ordered the defendant released without bail.
SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. (AP) — A woman accused of killing two pedestrians has been charged with two counts of vehicular homicide.
The Skagit Valley Herald reports that Trina Michelle Junkert was driving under the influence about 1 a.m. Sunday when she struck and killed Wayne and Patricia Gunsolley, both from Sedro-Woolley.
Court records say the two were outside their vehicle near Highway 20.
Documents say Junkert was driving a friend home from a bridal shower in Bow.
Most Read Local Stories
- Detectives say simmering gang war in South King County is behind fatal shooting of an office worker in Burien
- San Francisco is cracking down on tent camps. Will Seattle do the same? VIEW
- State Patrol crackdown on HOV violators snares more than 1,700 drivers in Puget Sound area
- Stray bullet kills woman inside Burien office; drive-by shooting suspects at large
- ‘What a mess’: Texts by Seattle mayor, council member shed light on head-tax repeal | Times Watchdog
Junkert says she saw the Gunsolleys’ vehicle on the side of the road, and the next thing she knew, two pedestrians were in the crosswalk.
Junkert said she had a green light at the time.
She was booked into the jail Sunday. Prosecutors recommended Monday a $100,000 bail, but the judge ordered her release without bail.
Junkert is set to be arraigned July 20.
Information from: Skagit Valley Herald, http://www.skagitvalleyherald.com