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Omaha man sentenced to prison for fatal crash last year

Jun 29, 2017

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 60-year-old Omaha man has been sentenced to 40 to 50 years in prison for causing a crash last year that killed a motorcyclist.

The Omaha World-Herald reports that Kevin Malone was sentenced Wednesday in Douglas County District Court. He was convicted in May of felony motor vehicle homicide, manslaughter, leaving the scene of a crash and driving without an ignition interlock device.

Police says Malone was drunk when his car crashed into a motorcycle driven by 43-year-old Justin Hart of Omaha on Aug. 31. Hart died at an Omaha hospital.

Police say Malone drove from the crash scene. Numerous witnesses provided police with a description of the vehicle and driver.

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