PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - A man who pleaded guilty to hitting a pedestrian in southeast Portland while driving under the influence was sentenced to prison Wednesday, according to the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office.
The district attorney's office said William Craig Leptich, 64, received a two year prison sentence after being convicted of criminally negligent homicide for causing the death of Darnell Jolly.
Leptich was arrested on Oct. 26, 2018 in connection with the crash.
An investigation revealed that Jolly was walking near the intersection of Southeast 146th Avenue and Southeast Stark Street when he was struck by Leptich.
Jolly suffered life-threatening injuries and died on Oct. 28.
The district attorney's office said Leptich pleaded guilty on June 24 to criminally negligent homicide and driving under the influence of intoxicants.
After serving his prison sentence, Leptich will be on three years of post-prison supervision.
The district attorney's office said he will be required to undergo an alcohol evaluation and complete any ordered treatment, pay a $1,000 fine, and attend the DUII Victim Impact Panel.
The district attorney's office also said Leptich's driving privileges were permanently revoked.
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