Rapid City PD: Manslaughter suspect arrested in Washington state

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The Rapid City man wanted in connection with a fatal accidental in 2018 that killed a nearly one-year-old infant has been apprehended.

George Matousek, 37, of Rapid City was arrested near Spokane, Wash. According to Rapid City Police Department Spokesperson Brendyn Medina, the department is working through the extradition process.

In Sept., the RCPD issued a warrant for Matousek for his alleged connection to the crash. In the warrant, Matousek is charged with second-degree manslaughter and five counts of hit-and-run, driving under suspension, and no proof of insurance. He also has an existing warrant for a failure to appear related to a separate arrest in Sept. 207 for ingesting a substance to intoxicate.

Police say that the accident occurred when a Pontiac Grand Prix was attempting to turn left onto East New York Street. A Pontiac Booneville traveling southbound on East Boulevard struck the Grand Prix and another vehicle at a high rate of speed.

Two adults in the Grand Prix were treated for life-threatening injuries and an infant, identified as one-year-old Mackayla Dillon, died from her injuries.

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