Man sentenced in 2015 hit-skip that killed runner

Man sentenced in 2015 hit-skip that killed runner
Thomas Stidhum (Hamilton County Justice Center)
Thomas Stidhum (Hamilton County Justice Center)
(FOX19 NOW/File)
(FOX19 NOW/File)

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - A man found guilty of aggravated vehicular homicide, other charges in a 2015 hit-skip that killed a 7 Hills Run/Walk participant was sentenced Wednesday.

Thomas Stidhum, 24, will spend 14 years in prison in the December 2015 death of 57-year-old Catherine Chatfield.

Chatfield, 57, died at University of Cincinnati Medical Center shortly after a 2005 Chrysler 300 jumped the curb and hit her on the sidewalk on Dorchester Avenue near Reading Road.

According to investigators, the suspect took off his license plates and took off running.

On May 8, a jury found Stidhum guilty of aggravated vehicular homicide, vehicular homicide, tampering with evidence and failure to stop after an accident.

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