- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 3, 2015

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - A Cusseta man convicted of killing a high school student in a reckless driving incident has been sentenced to 21 years.

The Opelika-Auburn News (https://bit.ly/1QoaJvA ) reports 31-year-old Aubrey Lamar Weldon III was sentenced Tuesday and will not be granted probation. Weldon was convicted in March in the death of 17-year-old rising Beulah High School senior Andrew David Pugh in August 2013.

Officials say Weldon, who was driving on a suspended license and under the influence of drugs and alcohol, killed Pugh when the vehicle he was driving collided with Pugh’s. Authorities say Weldon ran a stop sign and was driving at 90 miles per hour, more than double the posted speed.

Weldon’s lawyer has already made a verbal request for an appeal.


Information from: Opelika-Auburn News, https://www.oanow.com/

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