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Lake Park Man Charged With Vehicular Homicide In July 2020 Crash

Harris, Iowa — A Lake Park man has been charged with a felony in connection with a July, 2020 incident that claimed the life of a Lake Park Woman.

According to the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office, 48-year-old Christopher Michael Bosma was arrested on a felony warrant accusing him of Vehicular Homicide-Intoxication, a Class B Felony and Vehicular Homicide-Reckless Driving. a Class C Felony.

Deputies say the charges stem from the technical investigation of the July 18th fatal crash west of Harris that resulted in the death of 34-year-old Kelsie Kae Sturm, of Lake Park.

At about 4:15 pm on July 18th, authorities say Bosma was the driver of a Polaris Ranger 900XP that was eastbound on the Ed Winkel Memorial Trail and turned north onto Warbler Avenue and allegedly accelerated recklessly causing Sturm, a passenger, to be ejected from the vehicle. Sturm later succumbed to her injuries.

Authorities say Bosma was arrested on the charges Friday, March 19th.

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