MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Mason City man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for causing a 2012 crash that killed a passenger in his truck.
The Mason City Globe-Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/15iQXNB) that 34-year-old Jason Glenn Genzler pleaded guilty to homicide by vehicle for the early-morning May 12, 2012 crash that killed 33-year-old John Matthew Lybarger, of Mason City.
Police say Genzler was driving the pickup went out of control around 3 a.m., entered a ditch, rolled and came to rest upside down.
Lybarger was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died.
As part of his sentence, Genzler was ordered to pay $150,000 to the Lybarger’s estate.
Genzler’s attorney, Letitia Turner, has already filed an appeal.
Information from: Globe Gazette, http://www.globegazette.com/