Reno sentenced for fatal Toledo collision

Town Crier


A Vancouver man was sentenced to 20 years in prison Feb. 24 for causing a fatal crash in Toledo which killed his a 28-year-old passenger.

Jonathon K. Reno, 42, had pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide Jan. 6 in Lewis County Superior Court for the Nov. 10 collision in which his 1991 Honda Accord struck a utility pole while traveling south on Jackson Hwy. at a high rate of speed. The passenger, Adam W. Newstrom, also from Vancouver, was killed at the scene, according to reports.

During sentencing, prosecutors noted the volume of Reno’s previous convictions for DUI and reckless driving, as well as six previous felonies ranging from vehicular assault to bail jumping.