A man charged in the death of a passenger after his car struck a tree in Lakebay is being held in lieu of $5,000 bail.
Charles Hall IV, 27, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to vehicular homicide. Pierce County Superior Court Commissioner Meagan Foley ordered him not to drive without an installed interlock device.
On Nov. 29, Hall was driving around a curve in the 2700 block of Jackson Lake Road KPN when his Chevrolet Camaro crossed into southbound lanes, flipped and hit a tree.
Passenger Jacob Reinhart, 27, died at the scene.
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Prosecutors allege Hall took steroids and drank alcohol before driving.
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