She was eating cooking in Prosser when an out-of-control automobile knocked her 30 feet – Tri
November 15, 2017 - Picnic Time
A Richland motorist is going to jail after losing control in a parking lot of a Prosser garden core and slamming into an workman on her cooking break.
Jason A. Heep was high on drugs during a time. Lab tests uncover a methamphetamine thoroughness in his blood was 9 times aloft than what’s deliberate a healing dose.
The garden core workman was thrown about 30 feet from her cruise list and knocked unconscious.
Mintues after a May 2016 crash, Heep told police, “He usually remembered feeling an impact to his vehicle, opening his eyes and distinguished a hothouse gate,” justice papers said.
Heep, 47, pleaded guilty final month in Benton County Superior Court to vehicular assault, a felony.
He was condemned to 6 months in jail on work recover if he qualifies for a program. Judge Cameron Mitchell gave him until Nov. 21 to news to jail.
According to justice documents, Heep was speeding on Wine Country Road when he crossed a core line into approaching trade about 4:45 p.m. The automobile veered off a highway and into a parking lot of Sandy’s Bloom Central.
Heep’s automobile initial strike a parked truck, causing a lorry to spin and land in a conflicting direction, papers said.
Then, he strike a steel cruise list where Katrina Bliss was eating.
Bliss after told military she “saw a automobile entrance toward her and she believed that she attempted to pierce out of a way, though she could not remember being struck,” justice papers said.
Heep’s automobile also caused substantial skill repairs to a business.
An officer beheld that Heep’s eyes were somewhat silken and red and his debate was “slow and sincerely slurred during times,” papers said.
Both Bliss and Heep were taken to PMH Medical Center.
She suffered a concussion and a damaged right toe and left ankle.
Heep seemed reduction confused though “still had problem articulating his thoughts and his debate remained softly slurred,” papers said.
His blood was drawn about 3 hours after a crash. A debate scientist during a state lab resolved that he had both meth and amphetamine in his system.
In further to a jail time, Heep has been systematic to bear piece abuse diagnosis and to compensate $1,890 in restitution.