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Man Sentenced for DUI Crash

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A Wolf Point man who drove under the influence and killed a passenger was sentenced in court Tuesday.

Justino Hernandez was sentenced to a total of 30 years, with 20 suspended, for vehicular homicide under the influence and negligent vehicular assault. Prosecutors say Hernandez was driving drunk and had Kevor Martell hold the steering wheel while he tried to unlock his phone.

Hernandez will also be a part of a program to treat DUI offenders.

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