McLaughlin man sentenced for manslaughter



     PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - A McLaughlin man accused of driving drunk and causing a fatal crash has been sentenced to 1  1/2 years in prison for manslaughter.
 
     Thirty-three-year-old Jody Red Bird also was ordered to spend three years on supervised release following his prison term and to pay more than $6,200 in restitution.
 
     U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says Red Bird was driving a vehicle that crashed and rolled between Timber Lake and McLaughlin last June, killing a passenger.
 
     
 AP-WF-05-17-13 1235GMT
 

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Topics : Disaster_AccidentLaw_Crime
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Locations : South Dakota
People : Brendan JohnsonJody Red
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