RUTLAND, Vt. — A New Hampshire man who was intoxicated when he caused a crash in Vermont that killed his friend has been sentenced to up to 32 months in prison.
The Rutland Herald reports 27-year-old Stephen Driscoll, of Bedford, New Hampshire, was sentenced Monday in Rutland after pleading guilty to negligent driving that resulted in a death, driving under the influence of alcohol and reckless endangerment.
Under a plea agreement, a felony charge was dismissed.
Authorities say Driscoll and a group of friends were visited Killington in 2017. Police say Driscoll drove his truck with 30-year-old Alejandro Phoenix, of Rockland, Massachusetts, after drinking at bar.
Driscoll's truck struck a tree, fatally injuring Phoenix. Sullivan sustained minor injuries in the crash.
Driscoll apologized for his actions.
Information from: Rutland Herald