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Man sentenced to 5 years in prison for crash that killed 2

April 14, 2021 GMT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Cannon Ball man has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for driving drunk and causing a crash that killed two people on the Standing Rock Reservation.

Matthew Wood, 37, pleaded guilty last December to two counts of involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of 83-year-old Arlene Hodgkiss and 57-year-old William Left Hand in 2019.

A third person, Jody Black Moon, suffered serious injuries, the Bismarck Tribune reported.

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U.S. District Judge Daniel Traynor also ordered Wood Monday to pay more than $640,000 in restitution and spend three years on supervised release.