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Bond set at $50,000 for Cheyenne man charged in January accident

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Bond has been set at $50,000 cash or surety against the driver involved in a January fatal accident that claimed the lives of two young women from Scottsbluff, and seriously injured two men from Scotts Bluff County.

Goshen County Attorney Patrick Korell has filed four charges against Ethan Kaufman of Cheyenne.

On January 9th, Kaufman was driving a vehicle that crashed and killed passengers Hallie Anderson and Alexis Wheeler, and seriously injured Tyler Hill and Stetson Allen.

Following a lengthy investigation from the Wyoming Highway Patrol, Kaufman now faces the following charges:

Count 1: Aggravated Homicide by Vehicle in the death of Hallie Anderson. Maximum Penalty: Not more than 20 years imprisonment and $10,000 fine.

Count 2: Aggravated Homicide by Vehicle in the death of Alexis Wheeler. Maximum Penalty: Not more than 20 years imprisonment and $10,000 fine.

Count 3: Driving Under the Influence of alcohol causing serious bodily injury in the injury of Tyler Hill. Maximum penalty; 10 years imprisonment and / or a fine between $2,000 and $5,000.

Count 4: Driving Under the Influence of alcohol causing serious bodily injury in the injury of Stetson Allen. Maximum penalty; 10 years imprisonment and / or a fine between $2,000 and $5,000.

A warrant was issued for Ethan Kaufman Monday evening and Kaufman checked himself in last night to the Goshen County Detention Center, Torrington, Wyoming.

 

 

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