GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — A Hibbing man has pleaded guilty in the traffic death of a 78-year-old man who was riding his mobility scooter on a road in northern Minnesota.
Seventy-one-year-old Lyle White pleaded guilty Tuesday in Itasca County court to criminal vehicular homicide.READ MORE: Wisconsin Health Facilities Request Federal Help For Staff And Hospitals
According to the complaint, White drove his pickup over a hill on Sept. 29 and collided with Eugene Paul Zeroth of Princeton, who was riding his scooter.
Under a negotiated plea, White would receive a sentence of more than four years in prison. The prison sentence would be stayed and White would be placed on supervised probation for 10 years, with conditions.READ MORE: Hennepin Co. Sheriff David Hutchinson Investigated For Potential DWI
Those conditions include White serving a year in jail or six months in jail and a year on electronic home monitoring.
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