Gregory County Man Sentenced in 2nd Degree Manslaughter Case

PIERRE, S.D – Attorney General Marty Jackley announced Nov. 24 that Herris Gene Lambley, 77, Herrick, was sentenced for second degree manslaughter for charges stemming from an incident that involved a vehicle crash that resulted in the death of Steven Wheeler on May 26, 2015.

He was granted a suspended imposition of sentence and placed on 5 years of probation. As a part of Lambley’s probation, he is required to complete 100 hours of community service, write an apology letter to the victim’s family, pay fine in the amount of $5,000, pay court cost in the amount of $104 and $17,149.70 in restitution.

This case was investigated by Gregory County Sheriff’s Office and South Dakota Highway Patrol was prosecuted by the Attorney General’s Office.

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