Woman sentenced to serve 18 months in manslaughter case after pleading guilty

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Sep. 23—WHITLEY COUNTY — An Oregon woman who was extradited from Oregon back to Kentucky in February 2020, after being involved in a 2016 crash that left one...
man dead, has been formally sentenced in Whitley County Circuit Court.

On Monday, Megan Felton (AKA Feltner), 36, of Bonanza, Oregon was formally sentenced by Whitley County Circuit Court Judge Paul Winchester. She had previously pleaded guilty to the two charges charged against her, manslaughter in the first degree and wanton endangerment in the first degree.

In exchange for her plea, Felton was ordered to serve 18 months months of a 10-year sentence, which she has already served. Following that, the remaining approximate eight and half years will be probated for a period of five years. If Felton were to violate the terms of her probation, she would be forced to serve the remaining balance of her 10-year sentence.

"It's a tragedy of a case in which the facts were confusing and toxicology was as complex as it gets," noted Commonwealth's Attorney Ronnie…
Jarrod Mills, The Times-Tribune, Corbin, Ky.
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