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Fatal Accident Leads To Prison Term


Last updated 7/3/2017 at 6:59pm

Celena Faith Barclay, of Brevard, was sentenced to 29 months in prison and 36 months of supervised probation after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter.

On Aug. 27, 2016, the then 34-year-old Earthshine Discovery Center employee was driving the center’s utility task vehicle (UTV) without permission, according to the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office.

At some point, the UTV rolled over on a passenger, 71-year-old William Hobgood, and he died from injuries related to the accident.

Hobgood, a Chapel Hill resident, was one of the original architects of ARPANET, which led to t...

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