Pine County Man Sentenced To 58 Months In Vehicular Homicide Case

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011 at 9:53 am

A Pine County man will spend nearly five years in prison after being sentenced on Friday for the May 2010 accident that killed a 17-year-old girl.

Walton Snyder was charged with criminal vehicular homicide. He pleaded guilty Friday in Pine County Court and was sentenced to 58 months in prison.

Snyder was driving a car with three other passengers when it crashed into a tree and started on fire. Snyder and two other passengers escaped the car. The third passenger, Agnes Mattinas, didn’t escape.

After an investigation, authorities learned that Snyder drank 15 to 20 beers and vodka throughout the night of the crash. The car Snyder was driving was stolen.

Comment on this Story

Join the conversation! All fields are required, but your email address will never be published or shared. Your comment will be held for moderation before posting.