- Associated Press - Friday, November 21, 2014

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A South Florida polo mogul has again been sentenced to 16 years in prison following his second trial in a fatal drunken-driving crash.

A Palm Beach County judge imposed the sentence Friday on 51-year-old John Goodman, who was convicted in a retrial last month of DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide. A jury from Tampa was brought in because of pretrial publicity.

Evidence showed that Goodman was driving drunk when he ran a stop sign in February 2010 and rammed his black Bentley into 23-year-old Scott Patrick Wilson’s car. Wilson died after his car car rolled into a canal.

Authorities said Goodman left the scene and waited nearly an hour to call 911.

Goodman got a 16-year prison sentence after his first conviction, which was overturned because of a juror’s misconduct.



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