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Woman receives sentence for 2011 fatal wreck

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By Rachel Johnson, Staff Writer

BOLIVIA—A 69-year-old Sunset Beach woman has been sentenced to more than one year in jail and up to five years of probation for a 2011 fatal wreck in which her blood-alcohol content was nearly four times the legal limit.

Eighty-three-year-old Betty Grace Grabb was killed in the wreck.

Brenda Chapman Tew pleaded guilty last Friday to one count each of felony death by vehicle and felony serious injury by vehicle. As part of the plea arrangement, the prosecution agreed to dismiss charges of driving while under the influence and driving left of center.


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