Denied: Sentence change denied for girl convicted of killing motorcyclist

UPDATE: Courtroom information present {that a} choose denied Risher’s movement for a sentence modification in her case.

MUSTANG, Okla. (KFOR) – An Oklahoma girl who was convicted of killing a motorcyclist in 2018 could have her sentence modified.

In August of 2018, emergency crews had been known as to a wreck involving a motorbike and a automobile close to Hwy 152 and Gregory Rd. in Mustang.

Based on an arrest affidavit, investigators discovered that 38-year-old Brianne Risher and a motorbike with two riders had been concerned in a minor accident alongside the highway.

Denied: Sentence change denied for girl convicted of killing motorcyclist

Each automobiles continued to journey alongside Hwy 152 till they reached an intersection. At that time, authorities say the driving force of the motorbike, Kelis Hart, acquired off his bike to confront Risher in regards to the accident.

“Throughout the argument, [Risher’s] car accelerated and collided with [Hart’s] motorbike. [Risher’s] car subsequently ran over [Dustie Hart] who was standing beside the motorbike,” the arrest affidavit reads.

Dustie Hart was rushed to a close-by hospital, the place she was pronounced lifeless.

Investigators say Risher fled the scene.

Authorities say she in the end got here again to the crash web site, and collided with two different automobiles when she returned.

Brianne Risher

The affidavit states that Risher claimed that she didn’t have a collision with anybody, and solely remembered being pulled over by cops in a while.

Risher was taken into custody on complaints of second-degree manslaughter, leaving the scene of an damage accident, transporting an open container, possession of drug paraphernalia, and driving beneath the influence- manslaughter.

In 2021, Risher pleaded no contest to first-degree manslaughter, leaving the scene of a fatality accident, transporting an open container, and illegal possession of drug paraphernalia.

Based on the courtroom paperwork, Risher was sentenced to twenty years with all however the first six years suspended. She obtained credit score for time served.

Only one yr after being sentenced, courtroom information present that Risher is asking for a sentence modification.

On-line courtroom information present {that a} listening to to handle the sentence modification shall be held on Tuesday afternoon in Canadian County District Courtroom.

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