Family Shares Powerful Testimony Ahead Of Johnson County Hit & Run Plea Deal

Right now we round-up EXCEPTIONALLY IMPORTANT reporting concerning a controversial legal matter that will be decided this morning.

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"The case never went to trial because Woodworth cut a plea deal.The Johnson County District Attorney's office is asking the judge to sentence THE DEFENDANT to just over 10 years. His attorney wants closer to six years.But Matthew Bloskey's family and friends believe those are too lenient and hope to convince the judge of that . . ."

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Family of fatal Overland Park hit-and-run victim believe punishment is lenient

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - An Overland Park family continues to face the reality of losing their son, after he was killed in the same car crash as another young man in a hit-and-run in 2018 . The man charged in the deadly crash will face sentencing tomorrow.

Plea deal angers family of Overland Park teenager killed in hit-and-run crash

JOHNSON COUNTY, Ks. (KCTV) - Matthew Bloskey was a senior at Rockhurst High School when he was killed in a crash in October of 2018. He was 18 years old. Bloskey was in the wrong place at the wrong time. The crash happened at 151st and Stearns streets, just west of Switzer, in Overland Park.

'Hard to grasp.' Family of Overland Park teen bystander killed in drag racing hit-and-run ask for longer sentence

Family and friends of a Rockhurst High School senior who died in a 2018 hit and run crash are asking a Johnson County judge to reject sentencing recommendations in a plea deal for the man accused in the 18-year-old's death.Bradley Woodworth pleaded guilty in February to second-degree murder for the death of Matthew Bloskey, 18.Samuel Siebuhr, 20, also died in the crash.A detective, in court paperwork, said Woodworth was drag racing Siebuhr at speeds up to 111 miles per hour along West 151stStreet in Overland Park when he clipped Siebuhr's vehicle.

'Living without Matthew is unimaginable': Family begs judge maximum sentence for son's killer

JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. (KCTV) - Matthew Bloskey was just 18 years old when he was killed in a crash. His family is critical of a plea deal that would give his killer a deal that eliminates a charge and runs the two second-degree murder charges concurrent instead of consecutively.

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