News: Man convicted charges related to fatal crash on Fleur Dr

November 1, 2023
News: Man convicted charges related to fatal crash on Fleur Dr

DES MOINES, IA - A man was found guilty of multiple charges regarding a fatal crash on the 1700 block of Fleur Dr on Dec. 13, 2022, according to KCCI.

The defendant, a 47-year-old male, was drinking with his friend, a 35-year-old male, before they decided to race each other.

They raced down northbound Fleur Dr at speeds in excess of 100 mph when the 35-year-old's Genesis sedan crossed into the southbound lanes and slammed into two other cars.

A four-year-old boy died in the crash.

The defendant was found guilty of operating while under the influence, two charges of reckless driving, vehicular homicide by drag racing, and leaving the scene of a deadly crash. He will sentenced on Dec. 14.

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