Man sentenced in deadly Laurel Co. crash

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A man is sentenced today in a deadly Laurel County DUI crash.

Austin Meredith admitted in court last month he was driving drunk when he hit and killed a tow truck driver two years ago.

Meredith pleaded guilty to manslaughter and DUI. He had been charged with murder.

Meredith hit and killed Howard White on I-75 in July of 2012.

Meredith is sentenced to ten years in prison.

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