CHP recommends charges against officer who killed couple in crash

By Jessica Terrell and Lou Ponsi
Orange County Register

LA HABRA, Calif. — After a five month investigation, the California Highway Patrol is recommending that the Orange County District Attorney's office consider vehicular manslaughter charges against a La Habra police officer involved in a fatal traffic accident in April, according to the La Habra Police Department.

Officer Nancy Garcia, who has two years of experience as a law enforcement officer, was responding to an emergency assistance call from a fellow officer pursuing a fleeing parolee on April 5.

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