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Trial Delayed For Blakesburg Man Charged With Homicide By Vehicle

In Wapello County, Jury selection was set to begin on Wednesday in the trial of Dennis Sandifer, the Blakesburg man charged with homicide by vehicle following an August 2018 head on collision near Blakesburg that left the passenger of the vehicle 29 year old Brandon Pruett of Blakesburg dead. A last minute postponement now has Jury selection set for January 14th of 2020. According to authorities, Sandifer also admitted to being under the influence of meth at the time of the crash. Homicide by vehicle is a class B felony and if convicted he could face up to 25 years in prison.

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