Crash alert: Woman pleads no contest in Sarpy County crash that killed motorcyclist
SARPY COUNTY, FL – A woman pleaded no contest Friday in connection with a fatal crash in Sarpy County in September 2020, reports the Associated Press and the North-Platte Telegraph.
According to investigators, 74-year-old Susan Barrett of Bellevue was making a left turn at the intersection of 132nd Street and Harrison Street when she collided with a motorcycle heading east. Both drivers had green lights at the time but Barrett turned in front of the motorcycle, authorities said.
The motorcycle rider, 23-year-old Nicholas Scarpino-Vestal of Omaha, was pronounced dead at an area hospital.
Barrett entered her plea to a charge of misdemeanor motor vehicle homicide and was released pending sentencing. She faces a maximum sentence of one year in prison and a $1,000 fine.
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