SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — A mother and father are facing federal charges following a deadly drunk driving crash.
Sheldon Flute is charged with involuntary manslaughter. Court documents say he was intoxicated, when he crashed a car on August 20th, near Loneman on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Following the crash, he and Erica Weston are accused of not getting a child proper medical care. They’re both charged with felony child abuse.
According to their one-month-old son’s obituary, Nico Flute died one week after the crash.