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2nd manslaughter charge filed in crash

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A second manslaughter charge has been filed against Donald Lee Snyder, who is now accused of killing two people while driving a stolen vehicle and fleeing police April 20.

Snyder was being pursued by police after an officer noticed a cracked windshield on the truck Snyder was driving.

According to documents filed in 3rd District Court on Tuesday, Snyder fled at a high rate of speed, running a red light and hitting another vehicle, as well as a pedestrian crossing 1700 South on State Street. Knut Odland died at LDS Hospital nearly 24 hours after being hit.

Initially, police had charged Snyder with one count of manslaughter, but a second victim and driver of the car first hit by the truck, Douglas R. Butcher, died late Saturday.

The truck was found to have been stolen from a sales lot in Centerville, and a sawed-off shotgun was found inside after the crash, according to court documents.

Snyder, who is a federal probation fugitive, also faces felony counts of failure to respond to an officer's signal to stop, theft and possession of a firearm by a restricted person.