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Missouri Trucker Found Guilty of Manslaughter in Truck Accident

By May 29, 2008July 17th, 2019Trucking Accidents, Verdicts and Settlements

A truck driver who drifted across the center line and collided head on with a car was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter by a jury, the Rolla Daily News reports.
On March 22, 2002 Patrick Wayne Zullig of Rolla, Mo. was driving his truck west on Missouri Route 72. He crossed the center line and crashed into an oncoming car driven by Shannon Mocabee, a pregnant mother. Mocabee and her unborn fetus were killed in the collision. Another child, who was strapped in a car seat, was hurt but survived.
Last Friday, a Phelps County jury convicted Zullig of involuntary manslaughter in the first degree, a Class B felony punishable by up to 15 years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Zullig will be sentenced in August.
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