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HERRON AGREES TO PLEA DEAL IN CHEROKEE COUNTY DEATH

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A Quimby, Iowa man has agreed to serve 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to causing a fatal crash last year.

23-year-old Casey Herron pleaded guilty Tuesday to vehicular homicide and operating while intoxicated in Cherokee County District Court.

Prosecutors say Herron was drunk when he crashed a pickup truck July 30th of 2016, in rural Cherokee County.

One of his passengers, 21-year-old Vitali Zhylka of Sgt. Bluff, died in the crash.

Herron and two others in the truck were injured.

Herron will be sentenced on February 2nd.