Impaired driver kills local man



A Midpines man is dead and another woman faces vehicular manslaughter, felony drunk driving and being under the influence of a controlled substance charges following a crash on Tuesday afternoon. The head-on collision happened around 3:45 p.m. on Highway 140 near Cobey Lane in Midpines.
According to California Highway Patrol Officer Jesse Fouch, 41-year-old Tammy Lawhon of Mariposa was driving her Hyundai SUV westbound on Highway 140 at about 40 miles per hour. She crossed over the double yello...

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