Sacto 9-1-1
August 1, 2012
Carmichael hit-and-run victim's cause of death released

By Sam Stanton
sstanton@sacbee.com

The Sacramento County coroner has released the cause of Harison Long-Randall's sudden death early Sunday, tying it to the July 16 hit and run incident in Carmichael that also left his girlfriend badly injured.

Coroner Greg Wyatt said in an email to The Bee today that the 21-year-old Grass Valley man died from "complications of multiple blunt force trauma."

Long-Randall's death came after his family members said he had appeared to be improving after suffering critical injuries, which included the loss of one leg, after a hit and run driver struck him and Gemily West, 23, at a speed estimated at 80 mph.

His death has prompted a review by District Attorney Jan Scully into whether new charges should be filed against the suspected driver, Paul William Walden, 31.

Walden is facing charges of driving under the influence, hit and run, driving on a suspended license and cruelty to animals, which stem from the death of West's four dogs.

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