Amherst man sentenced for manslaughter charges

Kalen Pfeiffer

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.

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