Harnett County Man Receives Nine Years In Prison For Drunken-Driving Crash
Posted May 27, 2005
HARNETT COUNTY, N.C. — A Harnett County man pleaded guilty in a drunken-driving car crash that killed a teenager.
Dustin Yeary was 19 when he got behind the wheel with a blood-alcohol level nearly twice the legal limit.
Authorities say Yeary flipped his sport utility vehicle seven times.
The accident killed his passenger, 17-year-old Matthew Allen.
Yeary pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and a number of other charges.
He will spend at least nine years in prison.