Following an investigation by the Stanton County Sheriff’s office a 24 year old Stanton man has been charged with manslaughter in the death of Hunter Hetzler, 22, formerly of Stanton.
Tucker Lanz was charged with the Class IIA Felony and will make his initial appearance on July 24th in Stanton County Court.
Lanz was the driver of a BMW that left a county road east of Stanton and rolled causing the death of Hetzler on May 12th. Alcohol and illegal drug use were considered to be contributing factors along with speed in the fatal accident.
Lanz was charged by special prosecutor Amy K. Miller of Wayne.