Man Found Guilty of Hitting Worker

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) _ An O'Fallon man has been found guilty of
involuntary manslaughter for hitting a member of a construction
crew with his car last year.
Ryan Seeler, 34, was convicted Monday night in the July 7, 2007
death of 22-year-old Gavin Donahue, who was hit while working on a
construction crew along Highway 40 near Chesterfield. Donahue, of
St. Louis, was a civil engineering student at the Missouri
University of Science and Technology working a summer job when he
was struck.
Police say Seeler was intoxicated after attending a St. Louis
Cardinals game when he hit Donahue.
The jury recommended a seven-year prison sentence for Seeler.
Sentencing is scheduled for Jan. 9.
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