Cass County man sentenced to five years in prison for fatal 2017 crash

  • Pictured is the wreckage of the Dodge Caravan driven by Christopher Stoneking on Feb. 17, 2017, when it collided with the back of a semi-tractor trailer truck stopped in traffic as it waited to turn into the JBS parking lot.
    Pictured is the wreckage of the Dodge Caravan driven by Christopher Stoneking on Feb. 17, 2017, when it collided with the back of a semi-tractor trailer truck stopped in traffic as it waited to turn into the JBS parking lot.
   A rural Beardstown man has been sentenced to prison in connection with a February 2017 car crash that left a woman dead and two children injured. Christopher W. Stoneking, 30, was sentenced to five years in prison on Monday, Jan. 27, 2021 after a pleading guilty to reckless homicide before Judge Michael L. Atterberry.    In exchange for his guilty plea, the state dismissed six other counts…

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