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Greeneville man gets 8 years in accidental death of wife

June 29th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

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.

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