A man in Smithfield, NC was sentenced to prison earlier this week for his involvement in a fatal hit-and-run accident. The accident happened last August in Selma, NC. The driver hit another man with his car then fled the scene. The man that was hit was killed by the impact. The police found the driver at his home. His car was in the driveway and was damaged. Police tested his BAC after his arrest. He had a BAC of 0.19 when he was tested.
The man was charged with 2nd Degree Murder, Felony Hit and Run and DWI. He had been convicted of DWI previously in 2008. He plead guilty to all charges earlier this week. The judge sentenced him to spend 100 to 132 months in prison. The man is set to be deported back to Honduras after his prison sentence.