- Associated Press - Saturday, October 18, 2014

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A jury in Baton Rouge has convicted a motorist in connection with a 2012 accident that killed one bicyclist and seriously injured another.

A six-person jury convicted Joseph Branch of vehicular homicide and negligent injuring. The Advocate (https://bit.ly/ZyBWry) reports that jurors deliberated for an hour before delivering the verdict on Friday.

A police lieutenant had testified that Branch had a blood-alcohol level of .308 percent at the time of the Jan. 21, 2012, crash.

Sentencing was set for Dec. 17.


Information from: The Advocate, https://theadvocate.com

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