Driver Now Charged With Manslaughter
by KDLT News
July 27, 2012 11:59 AM
The driver suspected of causing a deadly crash in Sioux Falls Wednesday night is now facing more serious charges.
Minnehaha County State's Attorney Aaron McGowan says Brent Michael O'Neal has been charged with first and second degree manslaughter stemming from the crash that killed a motorcyclist.
The charges are in addition to O'Neal's previous charges that included felony hit and run, reckless driving, and no insurance.
McGowan says first degree manslaughter is punishable by up to life in prison.
Philip Sorensen, who was 33 and from Sioux Falls, died Thursday afternoon from injuries sustained in the crash.