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Roger Avary Charged with Manslaughter

Filed under: Celebrities,Movie News — Tags: , , , , , — Paddy Wallbouncer @ 8:50 am 2008 January 14

Roger Avary is the Co-writer with Quentin Tarantino of the smash 90’s hit Pulp Fiction starring John Travolta and Samuel Jackson. Early Monday morning he was involved in a fatal accident in which passenger Andreas Zedini a 34 year old Italian Native was killed.

Wife Gretchen Avary was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The accident took place in Ojai California and Captain Monica McGrath of Ventura Country Sheriffs Department disclosed that Avary is charged with vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence. He has been release from jail after posting a $50,000 bond.

Avery was also recently in the news for his involvement with the Movie Beowulf where he was the executive producer. Avery was born in Canada, but following the path of so many successful Canadians, moved to The USA for the good life sans hockey and cold weather. Avery is also credited with Tarantino for writing True Romance and Reservoir Dogs. The proceeds from the sale of True Romance aided in the production of the film Reservoir Dogs.

Source: Reuters, IMDB

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