Man pleads guilty to vehicular homicide for 2010 incident that killed an EMT | Crime
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The man accused of hitting and killing an EMT worker on the side of the road in December 2010 has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide.
According to the Montgomery DA's Office, Robert Allen Cumbie pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide this morning related to the death of 29-year-old EMT worker Laura Smith Pullam of Lowndesboro.
Pullam was aiding the victim of a two motor vehicle crash on I-65 south at the 161 mile marker near Hope Hull when Cumbie's vehicle struck her.
Alabama State Troopers said Cumbie was speeding and passing traffic that had slowed due to icy road conditions and the emergency vehicles that were on the roadside when he struck Pullam.
Cumbie is scheduled to be sentenced November 9. Vehicular homicide carries a prison sentence of one to five years.