Hodge to serve 5 years for fatal crash

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Judge says driver was responsible for passenger’s death while speeding

By Christopher Brooke, Reporter

PULASKI — A Pulaski Circuit Court judge told a 25-year-old Max Meadows man that he was a “bad driver, a speeding driver,” when pronouncing his sentence Thursday.
Dustin Keith Hodge was the driver in a Sept. 15, 2012, wreck that killed a Hillsville woman. He had pleaded no contest in August to an involuntary manslaughter charge after the crash on Virginia 100 in Pulaski County that killed Misty Dawn Davis.

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