Man who hit and killed Good Samaritan on 690 sentenced

Ryan Dearnaley

Daniel Wall, the man who hit and killed a Good Samaritan in a crash on I-690, will spend the next 3.5 to 7 years in state prison.

Wall was facing charges of vehicular manslaughter, vehicular assault, criminal possession of a controlled substance, reckless driving and driving while ability impaired by drugs. He had previously pleaded guilty to second degree manslaughter. Police say he was under the influence of drugs, including cocaine, heroin and marijuana at the time of the crash.

Wall was sentenced in Onondaga County Court Friday.

On November 3 of last year, 27-year-old Ryan Dearnaley had stopped to help a disabled vehicle on the side of 690 when an SUV driven by Wall crashed into the back of Dearnaleyâ??s vehicle, which then hit the disabled car.

Dearnaley leaves behind a five-year-old son.