SD Man Sentenced To Prison For Pedestrian Death
February 12, 2012, 10:30 AM
RAPID CITY, SD -
A 20-year-old Fort Thompson man who authorities say was driving drunk when his vehicle struck a
pedestrian will spend 18 months in federal custody.
Austin P. Abernathy pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter for the December 2010 incident that killed a man walking on Pomani Road in Fort Thompson.
Abernathy will spend 18 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release.
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