A Columbus Woman Pleads Guilty To Crash Death Of Man In Platte County

COLUMBUS- A 25-year-old Columbus woman has reached a deal with prosecutors and pleaded guilty to the crash death of a man in Platte County.

Online court records say Mikala Phillips made the pleas to misdemeanor charges of vehicular homicide and first-offense driving under the influence. Authorities have said Phillips’ car collided with a pickup driven by 33-year-old William Sorensen, of St. Edward, on June 9 last year. Sorensen was pronounced dead at the rural intersection about a mile west of Tarnov.

Phillips sentencing is scheduled for March 8.