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Manslaughter charge possible for Caitlyn Jenner in fatal accident

Los Angeles sheriff: Caitlyn Jenner was speeding in accident that killed woman, 69.

Caitlyn Jenner faces possible manslaughter charge for February accident shown in tFile, Twitter

Caitlyn Jenner was "going at an unsafe speed" in a four-vehicle accident that left a woman dead on the Pacific Coast Highway -- and now the transgender reality show star is facing possible manslaughter charges, authorities said Thursday.

"Jenner's case is going to go to the district attorney next week to see if it is worthy of a misdemeanor violation for involuntary manslaughter," said Det. Richard Curry of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office.

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It was a chain-reaction smashup in Malibu on the famed California highway on Feb. 7 that left the victim, Kimberly Howe dead.

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"We did determine in the investigation that Jenner was going at an unsafe speed for the prevailing conditions, even though he was traveling under the posted speed limit," Curry said.

Jenner was behind the wheel of a black SUV when it rear-ended the Lexus driven by Howe, sending her careening into oncoming traffic, where another SUV also rammed into her, ending her life.

A prosecutor will givea final review of the case next week, ESPN reported. Jenner, an Olympic gold medalist, could face a year in prison if convicted.

The "I am Cait" star declined comment.

John A. Oswald is editor-at-large at Metro and can be found on Twitter@nyc_oz.
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