Kenneth Sweet was also ordered to perform community service, payrestitution and a fine, and enter a substance abuse treatment program. Ina plea bargain, Sweet pleaded guilty to felony death by vehicle, which bydefinition includes driving under the influence.
Sweet's attorney said the sentence is fair, "under the circumstances."
But the family of 21-year-old Christal Hodge says that is insufficientfor killing someone. Her family says the sentence is an insult, and hermother said that people get longer terms for drug violations or robbing abank than Sweet got for Hodge's death.
Hodge left behind two young children. The family has filed a wrongfuldeath suit.
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