Manchester Man Sentenced For Chase That Injured Deputy

MANCHESTER, Iowa (AP) – A Manchester man who hit a pedestrian and then led authorities on a chase through several Iowa counties has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Thirty-year-old Kevin Krapfl Jr. was sentenced recently after he pleaded guilty to four charges, including causing a serious injury with a vehicle. Krapfl was accused of hitting a pedestrian in Oelwein on April 18 and leading authorities on a chase. The pursuit ended when Krapfl’s car hit a patrol car driven by Buchanan County Sheriff’s deputy Dan Walter, who was seriously injured.

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