Judge rejects plea deal in fatal hit & run

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JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. (KCTV) - The antheral accused of sidesplitting an 18-year-old successful a 2018 car clang volition service 20 years successful jail.

A justice ruled Tuesday day that Bradley Woodworth volition service consecutive sentences for 2 second-degree execution charges. Originally, prosecutors had reached a plea woody with Woodworth wherever helium would service the sentences concurrently.

Now, they volition beryllium back-to-back aft the justice threw retired the plea agreement.

Woodworth was charged successful the clang that killed 18-year-old Matthew Bloskey successful October 2018. Woodworth was thoroughfare racing with different car erstwhile helium deed that car and caused it to deed Bloskey’s car. Woodworth fled the scene.

Bloskey’s household was captious of a plea woody that would springiness his slayer a woody that eliminates a complaint and runs the 2 second-degree execution charges concurrent alternatively of consecutively. The woody meant Bradley Woodworth would walk person to 10 years successful situation alternatively of 20 years.

“This suspect sentenced my lad to death. We had nary accidental successful our condemnation oregon the quality to reason for ‘mitigating factors’,” argued Jeff Bloskey. “We are sentenced to a beingness without a son.”

Woodworth’s lawyer argues his lawsuit has shown remorse and has nary anterior transgression record. He has accepted work successful the plea deal. They are asking a justice for a “downward durational departure” meaning adjacent little clip than the 10-year deal. Police yet identified the operator of the Odyssey arsenic Bradley Woodworth, present 49 years old. He was charged with leaving the country of a deadly clang and 2 counts of second-degree murder.

New details astir the crash

Overland Park Police revealed details astir the crash. That Woodworth, a 45-year-old hubby and begetter was resistance racing successful the mediate of the time on a engaged street. He reached speeds up to 100 mph.

Bradley Woodworth was charged with leaving the country   of a deadly clang  and 2  counts of...

Bradley Woodworth was charged with leaving the country of a deadly clang and 2 counts of second-degree murder.(KCTV5/FILE)

The 2 racing cars swerved to debar a car connected their broadside of the roadworthy and crashed into oncoming traffic. One serviceman estimated Matthew had 0.38 seconds to react. At slightest 1 car caught fire. Matthew and the different racing operator died astatine the scene.

Bradly Woodworth kept driving and ne'er circled backmost to help.

The serviceman explained however helium blocked Matthew’s parents from the wreckage due to the fact that it was truthful gruesome. They had pinged Matthew’s phones and showed up astatine the crash.

It’s important to enactment 2 radical died that day. Sam Siebuhr was 20 years old.

20-year-old Sam Siebuhr was killed aft  Bradley Woodworth clipped his car, sending Sam's...

20-year-old Sam Siebuhr was killed aft Bradley Woodworth clipped his car, sending Sam's conveyance into oncoming traffic.(Family of Sam Siebuhr)

Woodworth clipped Sam’s car portion they were speeding. It sent Sam’s car into oncoming traffic.

Sam’s household reached retired to KCTV5 saying they are grateful for the result and constituent retired it’s taken 4 years for a solution successful the case.

Testimony expected to past each day

Matthew’s parents testified however they struggled to relation and adjacent unrecorded pursuing Matthew’s death.

Numerous household members straight spoke to the suspect successful court.

“What were you thinking?” asked Matthew’s uncle.

“Life without you is unimaginable,” said Matthew’s mom, Sally Bloskey.

The proceeding is expected to past each day.

"You near my lad to dice unsocial successful his unrecognizable car... who does this?" ma to defendant.

— Angie Ricono 🌻 (@angiericono) June 21, 2022

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