Tuesday, January 31, 2012

North Carolina man sentenced to 15 years in prison for wreck that killed South Carolina man | The Republic

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — A North Carolina man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to killing a South Carolina man in a wreck in Spartanburg County.

Twenty-two-year-old Brian O'Neal Robinson of Forest City, N.C., pleaded guilty in Spartanburg on Monday to felony driving under the influence involving a death.

Fifty-one-year-old Larry Weaver of Enoree died Aug. 12 in the wreck on U.S. Highway 221 near Chesnee.

Prosecutors say Weaver was on a motorcycle when he signaled a right turn and was hit from behind by a pickup truck driving by Robinson.

Highway Patrol troopers say Robinson admitted drinking vodka and beer and using marijuana before the wreck.



North Carolina man sentenced to 15 years in prison for wreck that killed South Carolina man | The Republic

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