Iowa man pleads guilty to vehicular homicide

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February 5th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

ONAWA, Iowa (AP) — A Sioux City man has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide in connection with a fatal crash. The Sioux City Journal reports 28-year old Lenley Schofield Jr. pleaded guilty Monday to vehicular homicide and operating while intoxicated. The plea agreement includes an 11-year prison sentence. Prosecutors say Schofield was driving on Iowa Highway 141 near Mapleton in November 2011 when his car veered into an oncoming truck. His passenger, Robert Palmer, later died.