St. Francis Man Sentenced for Involuntary Manslaughter

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PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A St. Francis man was sentenced in federal court Monday on two counts of Involuntary Manslaughter. 28-year-old Christopher Two Lance was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roberto Lange to 37 months in custody, three years of supervised release, $15,442.48 in restitution and community service. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says Two Lance was indicted by a federal grand jury in July of last year and pled guilty in September. Two Lance had been drinking and was under the influence while driving a vehicle on the evening of July 6 of last year. He was speeding and was seen driving recklessly before he ran into another vehicle. The driver and passenger in the other vehicle died as a result of the collision. Two Lance was said to have been driving the car at a speed of about 99 miles per hour and also sustained injuries in the crash. His blood alcohol content was .319. After Monday’s sentencing, he was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal.

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