An Overland Park man has pleaded guilty to driving under the influence and causing a fatal crash last year that killed an Olathe school instructor.
James R. McAllister pleaded guilty in Johnson County District Court to a felony charge of involuntary manslaughter in the death of 24-year-old Caitlin Vogel of Stilwell.
McAllister, 28, also pleaded guilty to driving without a court-ordered ignition interlock device.
The wreck occurred on May 31, 2016, at the intersection of 191st Street and Nall Avenue when McAllister ran a stop sign and his SUV broad-sided the sedan driven by Vogel.
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Vogel worked with special needs children as an autism instructional assistant for the Olathe school district.
Sentencing for McAllister is scheduled for Oct. 18. The plea agreement calls for a prison sentence of nine years and seven months in prison, according to court records.