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Man found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in crash that killed Don Hall

A Sedgwick County jury found Ray Watkins guilty of involuntary manslaughter.in the April 2020...
A Sedgwick County jury found Ray Watkins guilty of involuntary manslaughter.in the April 2020 crash that killed Wichita radio personality Don Hall.(KWCH)
Published: Sep. 20, 2021 at 6:02 PM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Update Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021: The Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office confirmed a guilty verdict against a man involved in the April 2020 crash that killed Wichita radio personality Don Hall. The jury found Ray Watkins guilty of involuntary manslaughter. Sentencing is set for Oct. 29.

Court documents show Watkins had a blood-alcohol level more than three times the legal limit at the time of the crash. According to police, Watkins ran a red light and hit Hall’s car at an intersection near Kellogg and Rock Road in the early morning hours on April 29, 2020.

Jury selection began Monday for the man accused of killing a Wichita radio personality in a car crash last year.

Ray Watkins is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the 2020 crash.

Court documents show Watkins had a blood-alcohol level more than three times the legal limit at the time of the crash. According to police, Watkins ran a red light and hit Hall’s car at an intersection near Kellogg and Rock Road in the early morning hours on April 29.

Hall was pinned in his car and died at the scene.

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