Forum staff reports, Published February 13 2013
Trial set in fatal Fargo truck-motorcycle crashFARGO – The trial for a Long Prairie, Minn., man facing criminal charges in connection with a fatal collision between the semi he was driving and a motorcycle has been set for April 16 in Cass County District Court.
James Toner, 56, is charged with manslaughter, a Class B felony, and aggravated reckless driving, a Class A misdemeanor, in the June 4 crash in south Fargo that killed Jason Viestenz, 29, Fargo. Viestenz’s son, Elijah, 10, who was riding on the back of the bike, was wearing a helmet and received minor injuries.
Toner has pleaded not guilty.