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Local resident has been sentenced to six years in prison and three years of probation for crashing his motorcycle while drunk and killing a passenger



MINOT – According to the court documents, his name is Harry Hughes and he has been sentenced to six years in prison.

Officials say his blood alcohol content was 0.13% when he crashed his motorcycle into a lighted railroad crossing arm that was in the downward position.

Daylene Gladue died in the accident.

Hughes earlier pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide.

He has a previous DUI conviction on his record.

Hughes will not be eligible for parole for at least three years under state law.