Rapid City Man Gets 12 Years For Car Attack That Injured Man

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KELO Gavel

A Rapid City man who drove a car into a group of people at an outdoor basketball court has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.
    
Authorities say 20-year-old Lantz Apple struck 17-year-old Dayton Mesteth with his car last October and tried to hit the victim a second time. It’s not clear what motivated the attack. Mesteth suffered a broken leg.
    
Apple in June pleaded guilty to aggravated assault in a deal with prosecutors who had charged him with attempted murder.
    
He was sentenced Wednesday. Judge Robert Gusinsky said the incident was “pretty darned close to a terroristic attack” and it’s fortunate no one else was hurt.
 

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