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By Brandon Cline
Reporter 

Man arrested for vehicular homicide

 

August 2, 2017



A Dallesport man was arrested by the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office and charged with Vehicular Homicide on July 30, after a four-year-old child died in an ATV accident about nine miles west of Goldendale.

Cody Sallee, 24, was allegedly doing ‘donuts’ on an ATV with Robert Perkins—who was holding his own two children in his lap—in the passenger seat when it flipped over. The roll bar, which is supposed to limit the impact in the event of the ATV flipping over, apparently landed on the four-year-old’s head, pinning the child underneath the ATV.

According to court documents, Perkins said he and Sallee got the four-year-old out from under the ATV, but the child was not breathin...



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