A motorcyclist from the city of Orange pleaded guilty to felony vehicular manslaughter charges last week in an Orange County court.
Blaise Aaron Meadows, 21, was accused of riding his motorcycle with a suspended license and driving at excessive speeds. He was charged with one count of felony vehicular manslaughter after crashing into the back of an Alpha Romeo, killing the driver.
According to police Meadow was riding at more than 100 mph with another person when he crashed into Andrew Parker's vehicle. Parker had to be extracted from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene from blunt force trauma. Parker was taken to the hospital with injuries.
Meadows' sentencing has been scheduled for July 30.
The other man Meadows was riding with, 25-year-old Daniel Cody Burkett, fled the scene of the accident. He was charged with vehicular manslaughter by unlawful act and with gross negligence, reckless driving, and he faces enhanced sentencing for leaving the scene of the accident. He is scheduled to be arraigned February 16.
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