HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A West Virginia high school principal is going to jail for killing a woman with his car last March near Hagerstown.

The Herald-Mail reports William Guth, 58, of Hagerstown pleaded guilty Thursday to a charge of criminally negligent vehicular manslaughter. He was sentenced to three weekends in jail, a total of nine days.

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Guth is principal of Jefferson High School in Charles Town, W.Va.

Charges dismissed in the plea deal included driving under the influence of alcohol. Prosecutors say Guth had a blood-alcohol level of 0.08, the legal limit in Maryland, when he struck and killed Priyanka Malik, 26, on the Sharpsburg Pike.

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Guth told police Malik had run into the road.

Guth received probation before judgment in 2002 after he was charged with driving under the influence.

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