Shane Ray Warr | Bannock County Jail
POCATELLO — A semi driver who was concerned in a February crash that despatched one lady to the hospital has accepted a plea deal and will probably be sentenced on Oct. 12.
Shane Ray Warr, 58, of Blackfoot, has agreed to plea responsible to aggravated driving beneath the affect, based on courtroom paperwork. As a part of the settlement, the Bannock County Prosecutors Workplace motioned to dismiss misdemeanor costs for an opened alcohol container and possession of a hid firearm whereas intoxicated. Bear Lake County Choose Todd Garbett accredited the dismissal.
Warr was driving north on Interstate 15 from Malad on Feb. 3 in a semi truck when he crossed the median, crashed by two automobile and plowed by the guardrail right into a berm outdoors of the southbound lanes.
Debbie Akers, 54, of Pocatello, was driving her 2015 Chevrolet Suburban south on I-15 close to mile marker 68 when her automobile was struck by Warr’s semi. She was taken to Portneuf Medical Heart by ambulance, the place she was handled for “extreme and everlasting accidents,” based on a civil swimsuit filed in opposition to Warr and his employer, EC Distribution of Idaho, LLC.
Warr, who initially entered a not-guilty plea, modified his plea to responsible on Aug. 2, based on courtroom paperwork.
In keeping with the non-binding plea settlement, the state will concur with the outcomes of a pre-sentencing investigation. Warr and the protection, however, preserve the fitting to argue the PSI findings, or retract the responsible plea.
The PSI has been ordered accomplished and filed with the courtroom on or earlier than the Oct. 12 sentencing listening to.
District Court docket Choose Craig Naftz can even order retribution to the victims on the sentencing.
The penalty for aggravated DUI, based on courtroom paperwork, contains as much as 15 years in jail — with a compulsory minimal of 30 days.