A teen from Lancaster who was driving
the car last November that crashed and
resulted in the death of a fellow high school
student, has been found guilty on three
different charges in Grant County Court.
Seventeen-year-old Morgan Hoehne was
found guilty by Judge Robert VanDeHey,
after she entered a no contest plea to two
felony charges of reckless driving causing
great bodily harm, and a misdemeanor
charge of reckless driving causing bodily
harm. Judge VanDeHey has ordered Hoehne
to serve three-years probation, and to perform
80-hours of community service for each
year of probation…for a total of 240-hours.
District Attorney Lisa Riniker argued for
Hoehne to serve time in jail.
Judge VanDeHey has also ruled that Hoehne
has the opportunity for expungment if she
doesn’t violate the terms of her probation.
Hoehne was sentenced last Friday (9/6).
Authorities say Hoehne was driving a car
on Liberty Ridge Road last November 21st.
The car crashed and killed 15-year-old
Mikayla Hore of Lancaster. Three other
passengers in the car were injured,
Jena Hore, Nate Tranel and Kindra Yoose.
Investigators say the car was going between
89-and-92-miles an hour when the crash
Charges in juvenile court against Hoehne
pertaining to the accident were prosecuted
in closed session.