ELKTON, Md. - A man has been convicted of negligent vehicular homicide while impaired by alcohol in a 2010 car crash that killed his best friend.
The Cecil Whig) reports that 61-year-old Paul Edward Knettler of Elkton was convicted Wednesday. A jury acquitted him of a more serious charge, negligent manslaughter by motor vehicle. He will be sentenced June 5, when he faces up to three years in prison.
Sixty-six-year-old Kenneth Hampson of Elkton was a front-seat passenger in a car driven by Knettler. The two had been drinking at a friend's home.
According to testimony, Knettler was trying to make a left turn when he cut into the path of another car. Hampson died later at a Delaware hospital. Knettler and the other driver were injured.
Information from: Cecil Whig of Elkton, Md., http://www.cecilwhig.com
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