MOUNT LAUREL, NJ – A man who pleaded guilty in January to manslaughter for a 2018 accident that killed a 34-year-old man was sentenced on Thursday by a Burlington County Judge.
According to Daily Voice, William Dunbar, 26, had been drinking at a concert before he slammed into another vehicle at 100 mph on August 19, 2018. The accident happened on Route 73 in the area of Church Road.
The impact overturned the victim’s car and drove it into a utility pole.
Christopher Pappas died at the scene.
Dunbar’s blood-alcohol level was .118 at the time of the accident. Dunbar was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday.
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