Iowa teenager pleas guilty to vehicular homicide

An 18 year-old Nevada, Iowa man has plead guilty to vehicular homicide and two counts of serious injury by vehicle after he caused a fatal car accident that killed a 16 year-old boy and injured a 14 year-old girl and 38 year-old man.

Earlier this summer, the teenager admitted to fleeing from a police officer who believed he stole more than $50 in gas. He drove into an intersection and struck a vehicle, killing the driver. The two passengers in teen’s car were taken to a hospital in Des Moines.

If the man is given the maximum sentence, he could be behind bars for 20 years and fined $150,000 in restitution to the boy’s family.

If you or a loved one has been injured in an auto accident, contact the Des Moines car accident lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. at 877-327-2600.


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