MARTIN MANSLAUGHTER SENTENCE Martin County, Ky., Man Sentenced In Accident That Killed Passenger
Reported by: Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Jan. 9, 2013 11:14 AM EST
Updated: Jan. 9, 2013 12:16 PM EST
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, Martin County
A Martin County, Ky., man was sentenced after pleading guilty to manslaughter in an fatal crash that killed a passenger in his car.
Billie Evans, 26, was sentenced to 10 years in Martin County Circuit Court on Thursday. Evans was originally charged with murder and DUI but pleaded to a lesser charge of first-degree manslaughter in November, Martin County Court officials said.
The accident happened in February 2012 along Route 292 in Warfield. Irvin Spaulding, 21, died in the crash.
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