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N.C. Chauffeur Gets 12 Years For Deadly Crash

Posted on June 3, 2014

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A limousine driver who was behind the wheel high on crack cocaine during a crash that killed a newlywed couple expecting their first child was sentenced Monday to at least 12 years in prison.

Rodney Koon, 46, of Asheville, pleaded guilty to two counts of felony death by vehicle, involuntary manslaughter of an unborn child and driving while impaired at a hearing in Buncombe County Superior Court.

Full story at www.citizen-times.com.

LCT reported on this incident when the crash happened in August 2013, and as the investigation developed. You can read the earlier coverage on this story below:

North Carolina Chauffeur Charged In Wreck That Killed Couple.

Police Suspect Chauffeur Drug Use In Fatal Limo Crash.

Related Topics: accidents, chauffeur behavior, criminal incidents, drug testing, fatalities, limo crashes, North Carolina operators

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