Carol J. Huser

The challenge of deciphering person’s intent

According to medical examiner tradition, vehicular fatalities are accidents even when the crash was the result of drunken or reckless driving.

The vehicle operator will probably face some level of homicide charge in such a case, but a homicide death certification is only made when a vehicle is intentionally used as a...

Dr. Carol J. Huser, a forensic pathologist, has served as La Plata County coroner since January 2003. Reach her at

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