Kan. Driver Gets 6 Nearly Years For Fatal Crash

By: AP, Posted by Chelsey Moran
By: AP, Posted by Chelsey Moran

INFIELD, Kan. (AP) _ A south-central Kansas man has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for a drunken-driving crash last year that killed his girlfriend.

Twenty-four-year-old Kyndal Orange, of Arkansas (ar-KAN'-zuhs) City, was convicted last month of involuntary manslaughter while driving under the influence of alcohol, and driving without a license. He was charged after an SUV he was driving flipped over several times along a Cowley County highway in March 2011.

Twenty-six-year-old TiOnna Rachelle Bruno, also of Arkansas City, was riding with Orange. She died after being thrown from the vehicle.

KAKE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/Mn5xbv ) Orange was sentenced Monday to 71 months in prison plus three years of post-release supervision. He'll receive credit for the roughly 15 months he's already spent in custody.

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