Fatal Accident Sentencing

Published 03/23 2014 09:40PM

Updated 03/23 2014 10:36PM

It'’s sentencing day tomorrow for a man charged with hitting and killing a man with his van while DUI.

50-year-old John Petersen was charged after he struck and killed 27 year old Bryon Long back on July 3rd of last year.

Long was pushing a shopping cart along Peach Street near the Millcreek Mall when Peterson plowed into him with his van.

He was originally charged with more than a dozen charges but entered into a plea deal and was charged with just 3.

Petersen is facing the mandatory minimum of 3 years behind bars with a maximum of 10 years.

Sentencing is set for 9am in Judge Shad Connely's courtroom

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