Wedgwood DUI crash victims honored at neighborhood walk


Friends and neighbors walked in honor of the victims of last week's crash in Wedgwood.

SEATTLE - Neighbors and relatives impacted by a deadly crash in Seattle's Wedgwood neighborhood honored the victims with a walk in their memory on Monday.

According to investigators, a drunken driver plowed into four people as they crossed 75th Street last Monday.

Daniel Shulte left his vigil at the hospital to be at Monday's event. Shulte's parents, Dennis and Judy Schulte, were killed in the crash. His wife, Karina Ulriksen-Schulte, and their 17-day-old son, Elias, were critically injured.

Shulte and about 70 other people gathered at the intersection where it happened and walked to bring attention to the crash and the need for safer streets.

"We feel that everyone should be able to walk through the neighborhood and not be afraid crossing the street," said walk participant Aaron Solorzano.

The suspected drunken driver, Mark Mullan, is charged with vehicular homicide and assault. His blood alcohol level was .22 at the time of the crash.

Mullan has been charged with three DUIs in the last four months. He will be in arraigned on the latest charges April 11.

According to a Harborview Medical Center spokesperson, Karina Ulriksen-Schulte and Elias were still in critical condition in intensive care on Monday.