A jury sentenced Curtis Alexander Brown, 56, to three years suspended all but eight months on manslaughter by motor vehicle charges.
Officers say the tractor trailer struck Michael Fink Sr.’s Chevrolet pickup truck head-on. Police say Fink Sr. died on scene.
Court officials say after a three day jury trial, Brown was found guilty of criminally negligent manslaughter by motor vehicle, failure to drive right of center, speeding, and speed greater than reasonable.
Officials say Brown was sentenced to eight months, followed by three years of supervised probation.
This case marks the first time criminally negligent manslaughter has been charged and tried in
In a written release, Attorney J. Charles Smith II said, “This was a very difficult case, both from an emotional and legal perspective.”