Mason City man gets 10 years for motorcycle-car collision death

Brandon Kellar, 41, of Mason City (Courtesy: Cerro Gordo County Jail)
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MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) - A man has been imprisoned for the crash death of his passenger after his motorcycle ran into the back of a car in Mason City.

Court records say 41-year-old Brandon Kellar, of Mason City, was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison and ordered to pay $150,000 in restitution to the family of Shawn True. Police say Kellar was driving the motorcycle late on the night of Sept. 28, 2018, when his motorcycle hit the car. He and the 36-year-old True were thrown off the bike. True died from her injuries.

Kellar had pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide by reckless driving. In exchange, prosecutors dropped a charge of vehicular homicide while under the influence.