Paragraph six reads: “Brown was taking
prescription medication for depression and panic attacks
the morning of the crash. But during that plea hearing She admitted publicly she
was taking much more than what was
NEW INFO: Erma Brown Sentenced In DUI Crash that Killed Mother, Two St.
Erma Brown sentenced to three consecutive 2-10 year prison
Posted: 11:31 AM Apr 12, 2010
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) — The woman who pleaded
guilty to causing a fiery crash that killed a mother and two high school
students will spend a minimum six years behind bars.
In February, Erma
Brown pleaded guilty to three counts of DUI causing death.
accident happened at about 7:30 a.m. on April 2, 2009 on Alternate Route 10 near
the intersection of Eden’s Branch Road in Barboursville.
say Brown crossed the center line and hit the car driven by 47-year-old Carole
Crawford. Crawford, her daughter Meaghan, 16, and Kelsey Kuhn, 15, died in the
crash after their car caught fire.
During Monday’s hearing in Cabell
County Circuit Court, Judge Dan O’Hanlon sentenced Brown to three consecutive
2-10 year prison terms. That is the maximum sentenced allowed for her
Brown was taking prescription medication for depression and panic
attacks the morning of the crash. But during that plea hearing She admitted
publicly she was taking much more than what was prescribed.
handing down the sentence, the court heard from both families.
clicking on WSAZ.com for updated