Man gets 5 years for fatal drunken collision

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) -- A Campbellsport man who was convicted in a drunken collision that killed two people has been sentenced to five years in prison.

Action Reporter Media (http://fondul.ac/1kyjUvF ) reports that 25-year-old Daniel Shea issued a tearful apology before he was sentenced Friday.

He told the victims' relatives and friends he won't ever be able to say sorry enough. He says he doesn't expect them to forgive him and he doesn't think he'll ever forgive himself.

Shea pleaded guilty to two counts of homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle. He faced up to 30 years in prison.

Shea told investigators he'd had about nine drinks in a five-hour period in 2012. He says he was probably texting when the collision occurred.

Paul and Joanna Grahl were killed. Their daughter was seriously injured.

------

Information from: The Reporter Media, http://www.fdlreporter.com

AP-WF-03-16-14 1502GMT


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WEAU 13 NEWS 1907 S. Hastings Way Eau Claire, WI 54701 By Phone: Main Number (715) 835-1313 and (715) 832-3474. Tip Line (715) 839-WEAU - (715) 839-9328 Sports Line (715) 852-1537
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 250533211 - weau.com/a?a=250533211