The man arrested following a fatal crash Friday night on I-90 in Coeur d'Alene has been officially charged with felony manslaughter.
The crash happened after 20-year-old Jonah Leeder tried to pass a car on I-90. Leeder's car spun out of control and stalled perpendicular to oncoming traffic. The car was then t-boned by a pickup truck driven by William Swan. Leeder's 16-year-old brother, Jacob, was killed in the crash. Jonah Leeder was seriously injured.
Swan was arrested for aggravated DUI and possession of drug paraphernalia.
At his first court appearance on Tuesday, Swan was also charged with felony vehicular manslaughter. His bond was set at $200,000.
Leeder, a sophomore at Coeur d'Alene High School, was also the son of a Kootenai County Sheriff's Office Sergeant. Grief counselors will be at the school all week.
A GoFundMe has been set up for the family by the Kootenai County Sheriff's Wives and in three days has raised more than $25,000 to help the Leeder family.
(story and photo: Kootenai County Sheriff's Office)