Caitlyn Jenner Won't Be Charged in Deadly Car Accident

Oct 01, 2015 08:30 AM EDT | By Jackie Pasaol

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'I Am Cait' star, Caitlyn Jenner will not be charged of misdemeanor after being involved in a fatal car accident on Pacific Coast Highway in February.

Caitlyn Jenner, who deputies previously said caused a deadly chain reaction crash was found not guilty in the car wreck that left one woman dead. The Los Angeles County district attorney's office determined prosecutors found no evidence to prove that Jenner was responsible for the accident, so they declined to file any charges against her.

Prosecutors said Jenner was driving below the speed limit at that time and she was able to brake less than two seconds before the accident occur, according to Los Angeles Times.

"Based on the facts, cannot prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the suspect's conduct was unreasonable," said prosecutor Patricia Wilkinson.

Blair Berk, Jenner's attorney said from the start she was confident that her client would be free from any criminal wrongdoing.

In a statement, Ms Berk said to PEOPLE, "We believed from the start that a thorough and objective investigation would clear Caitlyn of any criminal wrongdoing."

"We are heartened the District Attorney has agreed that even a misdemeanor charge would be inappropriate. A traffic accident, however devastating and heartbreaking when a life is lost, is not necessarily a criminal matter," she added.

Prosecutor's decision comes after investigators from L.A Country presented the evidence in August. It shows Jenner was driving too fast, for the road condition the caused the death of Kimberly Howe, 70 year old. Howe's stepchildren sued Jenner for wrongful death after the incident.

According to the document filed, Jenner was pulling a dune buggy on a trailer but suddenly she slowed down when the vehicle in front of her stopped. However, the front of her car ended on Howe's car, sending it into the oncoming traffic. The Lexus Howe was driving was hit by a Hummer leading to her death.

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