STANTON — A 19-year-old Stanton man entered a no-contest plea to a misdemeanor motor vehicle homicide charge on Tuesday afternoon.

Ried Krutz was charged following an investigation by the Stanton County Sheriff’s Office into the May 6 fatal accident on Highway 24 that claimed the life of James Hoff of Norfolk, said Stanton County officials.

Krutz will be sentenced Tuesday, Nov. 12, by Judge Michael Long.

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