Kingman woman pleads guilty to DUI, manslaughter

MARIAN HOFFMAN

MARIAN HOFFMAN

KINGMAN - A Kingman woman has pleaded guilty to killing a man in a hit and run accident in November.

Marian Marlene Hoffman, 59, of Kingman accepted a plea agreement Friday morning. She pleaded guilty to misdemeanor driving under the extreme influence of intoxicating liquor, felony manslaughter and felony leaving the scene of an injury accident.

She could receive between three and 25 years in prison and will have to pay restitution.

Commissioner Lee Jantzen set a sentencing date of 3 p.m. on June 23.

She was originally charged with felony driving under the extreme influence of intoxicating liquor, felony manslaughter and felony leaving the scene of an injury accident.

Hoffman hit Joseph Lortie's motorcycle on Nov. 21 near the intersection of Andy Devine Avenue and Shangri-La Drive. She also struck another vehicle, causing minor injuries.

Police arrested her a few blocks from the scene. She was driving under the influence of alcohol at the time.

Lortie, 53, of Kingman was flow to Las Vegas for treatment. He died there of severe head injuries on Dec. 1.