WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) - A New Hampshire man will serve 10 days in prison for a crash that killed a Vermont woman last May.
The Valley News (http://bit.ly/1lnu1Gb) reports that 47-year-old Timothy Farewell of Enfield wept throughout Wednesday's sentencing hearing but declined an opportunity to address the court.
He was traveling east on Route 4 toward Woodstock on May 16 when the box truck he was driving crossed the center line and crashed into a car driven by 84-year-old Norma Sawyer of Bridgewater. The plea deal angered the victim's relatives, but the judge said the state couldn't prove Farewell's intentional behavior caused the crash.
Farewell pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor negligent operation charge. His lawyer called him a good person who is overwrought with emotion from the case.
Information from: Lebanon Valley News, http://www.vnews.com
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