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Tow truck driver not guilty in January fatal crash

Posted: 10:47 AM, Oct 26, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-26 15:47:59Z

 A tow truck driver has been found not guilty for the crash deaths of two people south of Omaha. A Sarpy County jury in Papillion handed up the verdicts Thursday on James Helbert.

He'd been charged with two counts of misdemeanor vehicular homicide. Investigators say Helbert was driving the tow truck Jan. 5 when he crashed into the parked vehicles along U.S. Highway 75. 

Killed were 19-year-old Khalil Jones, of Daytona Beach, Florida, and 47-year-old Shamus Dean, of Papillion.