Oklahoma Woman Gets Probation in Trooper's Death

1 decade 1 year 3 months ago Tuesday, January 02 2007 Jan 2, 2007 Tuesday, January 02, 2007 9:11:08 AM CST January 02, 2007 in News
Wendye Chesher, of Arkoma, Oklahoma, was sentenced today in Webster County Circuit Court. Along with probation, she was also ordered to serve seven days of so-called shock time in jail. Chesher pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of Highway Patrol Corporal John Sampietro last Aug. 17. Sampietro was struck and killed while standing along Interstate 44 near Marshfield. He was helping direct traffic around an accident reconstruction team at the spot where two adults and two children died in an earlier crash.

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