New Castle man sentenced for aggravated assault by vehicle while DUI incident

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A New Castle man was sentenced to 18-48 months in prison for an aggravated assault by vehicle charge.
A New Castle man was sentenced to 18-48 months in prison for an aggravated assault by vehicle charge.

NEW CASTLE — A city man was sentenced Wednesday to 18-48 months in jail for causing a Sept. 21, 2019, multi-vehicle crash on Route 422 in Slippery Rock Township where a woman was seriously injured.

State police previously reported Alexander Ray Miller, 37, had a blood-alcohol level of 0.203%.

He had pleaded guilty to charges of aggravated assault by vehicle while DUI, causing an accident involving personal injury and DUI.

For the first charge, he was sentenced to 15-30 months in prison, for the second, he was sentenced to 3-12 months, and for the last charge, he was sentenced to four days to six months.

Miller also was sentenced to 6 days to 23 months imprisonment, followed by two years of probation, for a corruption of minors charge for an incident in which he was accused of inappropriately touching a child who at the time was 5 years old.

Nicholas Vercilla is a staff reporter for the Ellwood City Ledger. He can be reached at nvercilla@gannett.com.

This article originally appeared on Ellwood City Ledger: New Castle man sentenced for aggravated assault by vehicle incident

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