Motorcycle Fatality Receives Sentencing

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) A Sedgwick County man has been sentenced to 10 years and three months in prison for the death of his motorcycle passenger during a police chase.

The Wichita Eagle reports that court records show Joshua L. Wynn, 23, was sentenced Thursday for the September 2011 death of Mallory Scofield, 19.

Wynn was convicted in February of second-degree unintentional but reckless murder as part of a plea deal.

Scofield died when she and Wynn were thrown from a motorcycle in west Wichita while Wynn was fleeing from a sheriff’s deputy after an attempted traffic stop.

Wynn also was sentenced to a six months for license violations.