Tadashi Mizutani, 69, is accused of killing Huntington Beach resident Kelly Morehouse, 25, and injuring her boyfriend Taylor Rolfson, 24, on June 1 after their vehicles collided at Goldenwest Street and Rio Vista Drive in Huntington Beach.
The district attorney’s office said authorities believe Mizutani had a blood alcohol content of .13% at the time of the crash.
If found guilty, he could face a maximum sentence of seven years and eight months in state prison, according to the Orange County district attorney’s office.
A pretrial hearing is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Sept. 10 and a preliminary hearing is set for 8:30 a.m. Sept. 25, both at the West Justice Center.
—Anthony Clark Carpio