Driver avoids prison after deadly crash

A driver who was behind the wheel of a deadly crash has avoided prison. A judge sentenced Frederick Lederhouse to five years probation on Wednesday.

He pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide in last year’s crash that killed Ronald Zauner and Cathy World.

Lederhouse suffers from Parkinson’s Disease and his attorneys say he may have suffered a mini-stroke before the crash. Even prosecutors recommended probation for him. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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