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Impaired driver given 3 years in prison in fatal hit-and-run in Brown Co.

Chad Scott appears in court via video on December 2, 2019 (WBAY photo)
Chad Scott appears in court via video on December 2, 2019 (WBAY photo)(WBAY)
Published: Nov. 20, 2020 at 9:45 AM CST
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GREEN BAY, Wis. - The driver who struck and killed a pedestrian along a Brown County road hours after smoking marijuana has been sentenced to three years in prison.

Thirty-nine-year-old Chad Scott previously pleaded guilty to a felony count of hit and run involving death, as well as a citation for operating under the influence of a controlled substance.

Forty-three-year-old Derrick Murphy was struck and killed along a road in Ashwaubenon in November 2019.

Scott apologized to Murphy’s family during sentencing Thursday and asked for their forgiveness.

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