Man found not guilty of manslaughter in road rage case

OCEANSIDE - ? A jury has found an Oceanside man accused in a deadly road rage accident not guilty of manslaughter.

The manslaughter charge had carried a possible sentence of up to 15 years in prison. Evan Potts was found guilty of the lesser charge of criminally negligent homicide. He faces up to four years in prison.

Potts ran over Ian Sharrin of Long Beach in 2009. Potts says he was trying to get away from Sharrin when the accident occured and claims Sharrin had flown into a rage over being cut off.

The judge allowed Potts to remain free on $500,000 bond until he is sentenced on Aug. 16.

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