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Greeneville man gets 8 years in accidental death of wife

Staff Report • Jun 29, 2009 at 12:00 AM

According to a report in the Greeneville Sun, Darryl Colyer, 29, has been sentenced to eight years in prison in the accidental death of his wife.Andrea "Annie" Ricker, 25, was killed on Feb. 15, 2008, when she was struck by the tractor-trailer Coyler was attempting to park at Yoder's Country Cured Hams, in Bulls Gap. Colyer, 29, was sentenced to the eight-year prison term on Friday in Rogersville by Circuit Judge John Dugger. After the accident it was determined that he had a blood alcohol level of twice the legal limit.The fatal accident occurred at 7:10 p.m. about a year and a half ago, according to a report filed by THP Trooper Leon Marshall. CLICK HERE for the full report.

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