Apr. 28—LIMA — A
The charges stemmed from a traffic accident on
Pepple on Wednesday accepted a deal from prosecutors that called for him to plead guilty to an amended third-degree felony count of failure to stop after an accident in exchange for the state's dismissal of all remaining charges. The amended count removed language that alleged Pepple "knew the traffic accident resulted in the death of a person."
Pepple faces a maximum prison term of 36 months when he is sentenced
According to court documents, troopers with the
After viewing surveillance cameras in the surrounding area investigators determined that a Ford pickup truck was southbound on
Troopers subsequently received a call with additional information about the fatal crash. The caller said a friend of hers was friends with Pepple, and the
The woman drove to his Pepple's house and, according to court documents, was told by the
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