Man charged in vehicular death

Michael Moore was recently transfered to Okanogan jail

— A 30-year-old Omak man has been charged in Okanogan County Superior Court in the death of another man in a vehicle crash.

Michael Martin Moore faces charges of vehicular homicide, hit-and-run fatality and making a false or misleading statement to a public servant after a vehicle crash in which Ryan L. Porter, 21, Omak, died early April 28.

Moore was arrested that evening at 718 Jackson St., Omak, and booked into the Colville Tribal Corrections Facility in Nespelem.

Moore was charged on May 17 in county court and transferred to the county jail May 22.

Bail was set at $75,000.

Porter died at the crash scene, 338 Rodeo Trail Road, Colville Tribal Police Chief Cory Orr said.

Police were called at 1:53 a.m.

The vehicle overturned and trapped Porter inside.

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