Amherst man sentenced for manslaughter charges
An Amherst man was sentenced on Monday after pleading no contest to two counts of manslaughter.
According to court documents, a judge sentenced Kalen Pfeiffer to two to ten years behind bars.
The crash occurred just before 3 a.m. on Feb. 4 last on a gravel road northwest of Amherst in Buffalo County. Investigators say a large pickup driven by Pfeiffer and carrying five other adults left the road, entered a roadside ditch and rolled.
They said Amber Frerichs, 21, of Bassett, and Neal Maloley, 29, of Kearney, died at the scene.