Hall was driving his 2004 Dodge Neon at an estimated 83 mph, more than twice the speed limit, and passing a car on a double yellow line when he lost control while pulling back into his lane, according to court documents. He struck and killed Diane Hersevoort, 58, and also struck her husband, Joe Hersevoort, who was left with a broken leg in the crash.
The teen still faces a charge of reckless driving causing bodily injury for striking Joe Hersevoort.
Hall, wearing a yellow jail outfit, was in court Monday morning, but the case was continued at the request of his attorney, Joe Cox.
"We are still going through the discovery on this matter and it appears there is more discovery," Cox told Judge Jacob Blea III, who agreed to continue the case.
Discovery is the process of exchanging information between two parties in a court case.
About a dozen people showed up for Hall's appearance Monday. The case has been continued until Nov. 14.
The crash occurred at about 1 p.m. June 9 near Golden Eagle Way.
Hall graduated from Foothill High later that month. He faces 15 years to life on the murder charge and an additional three years and eight months for the reckless driving charge, according to Alin Cintean, a former Sacramento County prosecutor now in private practice..
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