Charge dropped in GFalls motorcycle fatal
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) -- A judge has dismissed a vehicular homicide charge
against a Great Falls man for a July 2011 motorcycle crash after prosecutors
determined he was not driving the bike.
The Cascade County attorney's office sought the dismissal against Daniel Joseph
Sangrey based on witness testimony that it was actually Robert Ross who was
driving when the bike collided with a minivan in Great Falls. Ross died four days
after the crash.
Further investigation by the state crime lab determined it was Ross who was
The Great Falls Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/QG9sEW) District Judge Dirk
Sandefur granted the motion to dismiss the charge on Monday.
Sangrey had entered a no contest plea to vehicular homicide while under the
influence in February, but Sandefur rejected the plea agreement, saying the
proposed sentence was not sufficient.