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Man Sentenced To 60 Days In Jail After Fatal Accident

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A man who struck and killed a neighbor walking on a road has been sentenced to 60 days in jail.

24-year-old Keith Harrell of Jessup was also sentenced on Thursday to four months of house arrest. He is barred from driving any vehicle that does not have a breath-alcohol ignition interlock device.

The Capital of Annapolis reports that Harrell pleaded guilty to felony negligent homicide while driving a vehicle under the influence of alcohol in the death of 50-year-old Robert Ashworth Brown, who lived on the same block as Harrell.

According to his guilty plea, on July 13, 2011, Harrell had been drinking at a friend’s house and was driving home when he struck and killed Brown, who was walking home.
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Information from: The Capital of Annapolis, Md.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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