Man who pleaded guilty to causing fatal crash appeals 10-year sentence

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – An Evansville man, who is facing a decade in prison for causing a car crash that killed a business owner, is appealing his sentence.

In February, William Buckman admitted he was high on meth when he drove his car the wrong way down First Ave. and ran into a car driven by Darla Smith.

After pleading guilty just two weeks ago, Buckman was sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Tuesday, he was appointed a public defender to appeal the sentence.

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(This story was originally published on December 3, 2019)

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