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prison for alcohol related crash

Monday, September 30, 2019 16:04 PM
Written by Stan Maddux
Category: Local News

A drunk driver who seriously hurt a motorcyclist near Michigan City

is off to prison.

Luke Hamlin was given a more than five year prison sentence.

The 38 year old Hamlin was also ordered to pay 60 thousand dollars to the


His driver's license was also suspended for six years.

Police say Hamlin turned in front of an oncoming 34-year old Jessica Yeakey

this past spring on 450 North.

Yeakey testified she has lost her job and health insurance as a result of her injuries

and needs help from family to carry out household chores.

Authorities say Hamlin had five previous OWI arrests.




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