Man sentenced for hitting student while driving drunk


Champaign – A man is sentenced after driving under the influence of alcohol.


Albert Fleming, 21, was driving under the influence, when he hit a University of Illinois student. The incident occurred on October 13, 2012, on University Avenue just east of Carle Foundation Hospital, around 11:50 p.m.


Anthony Pauls, 22, had also been drinking, when he was hit by Fleming's car. His blood alcohol content was 0.25 percent. He died from blunt force traumatic injuries.


Fleming will spend 14 years behind bars.  


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