Corinth man sentenced on DUI death charge

By The Associated Press

CORINTH — A Corinth man has pleaded guilty in Alcorn County Circuit Court to a charge of DUI death stemming from a 2009 crash.

The Daily Corinthian reports that 36-year-old William M. Lipe Jr. was sentenced to 20 years with 14 years suspended and six years to serve. He was also placed on five years of post-release supervision, according to court records.

The crash on Sept. 24, 2009, resulted in the death of 31-year-old Misty Joy Barnett Lipe. Authorities say the vehicle collided with the back of a stationary City of Corinth brush truck.

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