Galena man found not guilty in 2011 fatal boating accident - KTIV News 4 Sioux City IA: News, Weather and Sports

Galena man found not guilty in 2011 fatal boating accident

Posted:
DUBUQUE COUNTY (KWWL) -

A Galena man accused of involuntary manslaughter has been found not guilty in a fatal boating accident.

Kent Hoffman was accused of killing 45-year-old James Sutton of Maquoketa when his boat went over the top of Sutton's boat.

The crash happened on the Mississippi River near Schmidt Harbor during September 2011.

The Telegraph Herald reports Hoffman was found not guilty on a count of involuntary manslaughter and operating a boat while intoxicated.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KTIV Television Inc. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Kathy Clayton at (712) 239-4100 x209. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.