What is Vehicular Manslaughter?

Vehicular manslaughter is a type of homicide related to death as a result of a vehicle, whether from being hit by a vehicle causing death or being inside of a car that crashes causing death. Vehicular manslaughter is a charge filed against one who is accused of being responsible for a death by vehicle. An example is when someone is drunk and is driving and gets into a car accident which results in the death of the passenger.