Not a headline one sees that often. Dad is identified as SHAWN SOAR.
Dad Sentenced In Drunken Go-Kart Crash
POSTED: 12:50 pm CST March 9, 2012
UPDATED: 12:52 pm CST March 9, 2012
RED OAK, Iowa -- An Iowa father who admitted to being drunk when he crashed a go-kart into a parked truck injuring his son will spend 90 days in jail.
Shawn Soar, of Red Oak, was sentenced to a year in jail with all but 90 days suspended.
Soar pleaded guilty to first-offense operating while intoxicated in the September 2011 crash, which injured his 2-year-old son.
Soar will be granted work release and placed on supervised probation for one year.
Soar also pleaded guilty to a count of child endangerment. He was granted a deferred judgment on that count and placed on probation.
Soar was also ordered to pay $2,000 in fines.