Fla. woman accused of dragging biker sentenced

Published: Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 7:07 p.m.
Last Modified: Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 7:07 p.m.

NAPLES — A Lee County judge has accepted a no contest plea in a DUI manslaughter case from a woman who fatally dragged a motorcyclist for nearly 3 miles.

Donna Brown entered the plea on Friday. Brown was charged with DUI manslaughter, damage to a person and property, leaving the scene of a crash involving death and driving under the influence.

Brown will serve eight years in prison, two years of house arrest, eight years of probation and her driver license will be permanently revoked.

The Naples Daily News (http://bit.ly/1i8m3KN) reports that Brown hit motorcyclist Carl "Ed" Patrick, and the impact left Patrick trapped under Brown's vehicle. She drove and dragged him for nearly 3 miles him after the May 9 2013 crash.

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