Man sentenced for 2010 vehicular homicide
LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) — Ethan Lester Kelly was sentenced to five year in jail and placed on five years' probation for vehicular homicide, driving while intoxicated and careless operation.
Kelly entered the guilty plea to the negligent homicide charge Tuesday morning.
September 26, 2010 Sulphur Police said Kelly drove himself and several others from a friend's wedding.
Kelly's car was on I-10 when police say it crossed the median and crashed. James Trey Killian, 23, was severely injured and died after the crash.
One year of his jail term will be suspended and he will be allowed to serve his jail sentence at the Academy of Training Skills.
While on probation, Kelley will be required to follow numerous special conditions including submitting to a substance abuse evaluation and any recommended treatment.