01-02-2006, 11:50 PM #1
ID - Vonnette Larsen, 41, killed in road rage incident, 1 Jan 2006
ROAD RAGE DEATH
In Northern Idaho, a man faces murder charges after police say he ran over a woman and fled the scene.
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09-05-2015, 06:06 PM #2
From January 2012:
Ellington claims the sisters were playing a “cat and mouse game” before he passed them abruptly and stopped his Blazer. He got out, approached the girls’ Honda and yelled at them before punching their window. He turned his car around, and the sisters said he nearly hit them as he drove away. They called 911 and were soon following him at speeds between 80 and 90 mph.
Ellington eventually pulled over in hopes of retreating to a friend’s home, Adams said, but the Larsens blocked him in...
He said Ellington accelerated toward Larsen after a bullet shattered his windshield... Larsen’s husband, Joel Larsen, fired a single shot to try to disable Ellington’s motor when he saw him striking his daughters’ vehicle and heard Ellington’s Blazer accelerating.
A man convicted of running over a northern Idaho woman during a 2006 road rage confrontation has been given a reduced prison sentence.
Jonathan W. Ellington was ordered Monday to serve up to 18 years in prison for second-degree murder.
Ellington had previously been sentenced to 25 years for the death of Vonette Lee Larsen in the New Year's Day encounter on a Kootenai County highway. But the Idaho Supreme Court cited prosecutorial misconduct when throwing out that conviction last May, ordering a new trial. Ellington was convicted a second time in January...
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