Driver in June 2020 fatal crash sentenced

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. -- A man who was involved in a fatal crash in June 2020 has been sentenced to four years in prison in connection with the crash that killed Adam Wakeman, according to court records.

On June 6, 2020, Anthony Hart was driving westbound on McKinley Avenue at Manchester when his car collided with a Nissan attempting to turn left onto Manchester.

Hart was not injured in the crash.

The driver of the Nissan and her front passenger were not injured. A passenger in the rear passenger side seat, Wakeman, was killed in the crash.

Hart was charged with causing death when operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and causing serious bodily injury when operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

In May 2022, Hart pleaded guilty to causing death when operating a vehicle with a ACE of .08 or more, causing serious bodily injury when operating a vehicle with an ACE of .08 or more.

He was sentenced to 8 years on the first count with four years of the sentence to be suspended. He was sentenced to 3 years on the second count with the two sentences to be served concurrently.

Hart will also be on probation for 2 years.

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