Driver in fatal Roy Rogers Road crash arrested for manslaughter, DUII
Kevin Sumlin, 24, charged in death of Beaverton man in car he was driving.
The driver of a car that crashed north of Sherwood, killing its passenger, was arrested Wednesday and faces a manslaughter charge, the Washington County Sheriff's Office said.
Kevin Sumlin, 24, a resident of Oroville, Calif., was driving southbound on Southwest Roy Rogers Road Tuesday evening when he failed to negotiate a curve, according to the Sheriff's Office. The car hit a ditch and flipped over, leaving Sumlin injured and killing his passenger, 27-year-old Miles McCullough of Beaverton.
The Sheriff's Office reported Tuesday night that investigators believe Sumlin was speeding and that alcohol was a factor.
Sumlin was arrested on charges of second-degree manslaughter, driving under the influence of intoxicants and reckless driving. He was booked into the Washington County Jail with bail set at $250,000.
Sumlin was hospitalized Tuesday after the crash, which was reported to emergency services at about 8:16 p.m. The Sheriff's Office said deputies arrested him Wednesday upon his release from the hospital.