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Va. man sentenced for DUI wreck that killed 4

Tuesday - 9/25/2012, 1:31pm  ET

WINCHESTER, Va. - A Frederick County man has been sentenced for causing a wreck that killed four family members.

Steven Boyce pleaded guilty in August to four counts of aggravated manslaughter and other charges.

The Winchester Star ( http://bit.ly/UtgcV1) says the 22-year-old Steven Boyce receive concurrent 15-year sentences Tuesday on the aggravated manslaughter counts.

Boyce also received 12 months each for driving under the influence and under-age alcohol possession, and three years for a probation revocation. These sentences are to be served consecutively.

Police say a pickup truck driven by Boyce hit the back of a Jeep Cherokee at a red light on June 26, 2011.

The Jeep Cherokee's occupants were killed. They were identified as 49-nine-year- old Mark K. Roe, his 31-year-old wife, Amanda, and the couple's sons, 11-year-old Caleb and 4-year-old Tyler.

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Information from: The Winchester Star, http://www.winchesterstar.com


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