Man charged with vehicular homicide

November 6, 2018

A 31-year-old Bow man was charged Monday with one count of vehicular homicide in connection with a Saturday collision on Francis Road west of Clear Lake.

At 10:06 p.m. Saturday, Dakota Lantz Weaver was driving west on Francis Road near Francis Lane when he apparently crossed into the other lane, striking an eastbound vehicle driven by Joleyne Shields, 38, of Mount Vernon.

Shields died at the scene.

State Patrol believes drugs or alcohol were involved in the collision, according to a news release.

Weaver is being held in the Skagit County Community Justice Center on $50,000 bail.

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