California: When Oleg Tarasuk was stopped by cops after he killed pedestrian, police say, he rammed patrol car

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Oleg Tarasuk
Victim identified

From Sacramento Bee
A man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and drunk driving after fleeing from officers and killing a pedestrian last night, according to Roseville police. Oleg Tarasuk, 50, of Roseville was booked into Placer County Jail on suspicion of driving under the influence causing death and also gross vehicular manslaughter. His bail is set at $275,000. Police said Tarasuk was reported by a citizen to have been driving in a reckless manner about 8 p.m. Tuesday near Junction Boulevard and Washington Boulevard. The caller also told dispatch that Tarasuk’s pickup truck had come to a stop at a recycling area across from the Placer County fairgrounds. When officers responded to the recycling area, they spoke to Tarasuk, only to have him gun his engine to drive away. In response, an officer tried to block Tarasuk’s getaway with his patrol….MORE
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