Woman Takes Plea Deal In Grayling Golf Team Accident - Northern Michigan's News Leader

Woman Takes Plea Deal In Grayling Golf Team Accident

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October 7, 2013 -
The woman originally charged for manslaughter for the death of three people in a car accident on April 29, was sentenced Monday.

Rhonda Mitchell's van collided with the Grayling Golf Team van when the team coach Jason Potter failed to stop. Michigan State Police says both drivers were at fault.

Mitchell's daughter Cassandra Stapleton, team coach Jason Potter, and team member Louis Menard IV died in the accident.
The prosecutor read statements from the Potter and Menard families. 

Rhonda Mitchell herself spoke and apologized to the victims families.

She began serving 2 months Monday and is tether eligible for the 3rd month.

After the 3rd month, she begins probation for one year which requires drug and alcohol testing.

Mitchell's license was taken away at earlier proceedings so she can't drive for one year. 
 
9&10's Marisa McKay and photojournalist Jeremy Erickson spoke to the prosecution and the defense about the case, and take you inside the court room for this emotional day in court.