Iowan pleads not guilty to vehicular homicide


August 16th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

ONAWA, Iowa (AP) – A 28-year-old Sioux City man has pleaded not guilty to a charge of vehicular homicide stemming from a crash last November. Lenley Schofield Jr. filed the written plea on Tuesday in Monona County District Court. Prosecutors say Schofield was driving on Iowa Highway 141 near Mapleton on Nov. 21 when his car ran into an oncoming truck. Schofield’s passenger, Robert Palmer, died later.   Court documents say Schofield was driving recklessly or under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

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