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Man convicted in Kentucky Lake Fatal Accident receives his sentence


Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – A Montgomery County man convicted earlier this fall of charges stemming from a fatal boating accident on Kentucky Lake in 2009 has received his sentence which will include jail time, probation, and community service.

David Ray Phelps, of Woodlawn, received his sentence at a hearing December 6th in Henry County Circuit Court in Paris. Phelps was found guilty of vehicular homicide, aggravated assault, reckless operation of a motor boat and boating under the influence (BUI). The verdict came after a lengthy jury trial in Henry County.

A bass boat Phelps, 37, was operating, struck a pontoon boat occupied by seven family members on July 2nd, 2009. Sandra R. Adams, 47, was killed and her daughter, Meghan Adams, 16, was seriously injured. «Read the rest of this article»

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