A woman was sentenced to at least two years in prison after a fatal hit-and-run from 2008.
The Gaston Gazette reports Charla Dean Davis, 48, entered an Alford plea Thursday in connection with the death of Ronnie Gene Eudy, 40.
Eudy was struck by Davis’ vehicle on U.S. 74 bridge over the Catawba River in Belmont after he had stopped to help a stranded motorist.
Davis had originally been convicted of second-degree murder and driving while impaired in Eudy’s death. But the N.C. Court of Appeals ordered a new trial in November of 2010 stating, in part, that testimony didn’t provide proof of Davis’ blood alcohol content at the time of the wreck.
According to the Gazette, Davis entered an Alford Plea -- which allows someone to plead guilty without admitting guilt -- to several charges including involuntary manslaughter.
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