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Woman sentenced to 7 years in connection with deadly Dubois Co. wreck

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(Source: Kimberly Peters) (Source: Kimberly Peters)
DUBOIS CO., IN (WFIE) -

A Dubois County woman is sentenced to spend the better part of a decade behind bars after she pleaded guilty to reckless homicide.

Carlisha Dooley, of Ferdinand, was sentenced to 7 years in prison on Thursday.

Dooley, 20, was charged in connection with the December 2013 crash that took the lives of 20-year-old Jessica Morgan and 28-year-old Eric Bureau.

The wreck happened at the Bretzville Junction east of Huntingburg.

Officials say the three people were all in the same vehicle and Dooley was driving.

They say Dooley was speeding when she lost control and hit a guardrail which caused the vehicle to roll down an embankment.

The sheriff's office says Morgan and Bureau died at the scene.

Authorities say Dooley was intoxicated at the time of the wreck, but court documents show those charges have since been dismissed.

After she is released from prison, Dooley will also have two years of supervised probation.

Eric Bureau's mother, Kimberly Peters, read a letter that she wrote to Dooley during her sentencing on Thursday. You can read that letter here.

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