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Kensett man to be sentenced in corvette collision case


This news story was published on January 18, 2014.
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NORTHWOOD – A Kensett man charged with vehicular homicide after he allegedly rear-ended another vehicle and caused another man’s death will be sentenced in March.

Car parts and burned area from the accident scene.

Car parts and burned area from the accident scene.

Michael Scott Chodur plead guilty on November 27, 2013 to a charge of felony B vehicular homicide. He will be sentenced on March 3, 2014.

Chodur was driving a 1980 corvette on the evening of September 2, 2012, and was following another 1980 corvette driven by Lynn Maynard Weedman of Glenville, Minnesota. Both vehicles were eastbound on A39, west of Nuthatch, when the vehicle driven by Chodur rear ended the vehicle driven by Weedman. The vehicle driven by Weedman entered the north ditch and caught fire, coming to rest on its wheels, facing west in the north ditch. The vehicle driven by Chodur came to rest in the middle of the highway, facing east, where it also caught fire.

Both men were injured in the accident.  Weedman was hospitalized in Iowa City and later died.

Michael Chodur PLEAD GUILTY; SET TO BE SENTENCED

Michael Chodur
PLEAD GUILTY; SET TO BE SENTENCED

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