'Pulp Fiction' Screenwriter Arrested for Fatal Crash
Roger Avary won an Oscar for writing the crime flick
The writer-director was arrested Sunday, Jan. 13 after a fatal car crash Ojai, northwest of Los Angeles, report news sources.
The single-car collission occurred just before 1 a.m. just outside of the Ojai Lumber Co. building, when Avary's wife Gretchen, 40, was ejected from the back seat and later treated for serious injuries at Ojai Valley Community Hospital.
A passenger, 34-year-old Andreas Zedini, died of his injuries at Ventura County Medical Center.
Avary, 42, was charged with vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence. He was released after posting $50,000 bail.
Besides co-writing "Pulp Fiction," Avary has also adapted "The Rules of Attraction" (which he also directed), in addition to "Silent Hill" and "Beowulf."