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$200K Bail Set for Drunk Driver Who Killed Woman

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MISSOULA -

Bail is set at $200,000 for a Missoula man accused of driving over two women with his truck --  killing one -- while under the influence of alcohol.

Court documents show Tom Vineyard, 38, struck Roberta and Pamela Demmert around 1:30 a.m. Thursday on the 600 block of N. 5th St. W.

MPD officers found Roberta Demmert unresponsive, but her sister -- Pamela -- said they were walking to get cigarettes.

Pamela suffered serious injuries, including a broken leg.

Roberta was pronounced dead at Saint Patrick Hospital. Friends of the family said Roberta was deaf, and is survived by three children.

Vineyard told authorities he drank two pitchers of beer while downtown, and asked police to arrest him because the accident was his fault.  

His blood alcohol content was .239.

Vineyard faces vehicular homicide while under the influence and negligent vehicular assault charges.

He'll appear again in court at the end of this month.

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