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Woman sentenced in death of Boone Co. utility worker

(PHOTO: Florence PD) (PHOTO: Florence PD)
FLORENCE, KY (FOX19) -

The woman who was allegedly drunk when she struck a Time Warner Cable truck, killing a utility worker, was sentenced Wednesday.

Brenda Amerson was sentenced to eight months in jail after pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter in the crash that killed Joel D. Rebennack in early February. In addition to jail time, she will have to pay a $1,000 fine and restitution. 

[Related: Utility worker dies after being pinned under vehicle by alleged drunk driver]

Police said Amerson was drunk when she crashed into a Time Warner Cable truck on Dixie Highway. Rebennack was pinned under the truck. He was flown to University of Cincinnati Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

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