Nebraska man gets 20 years in prison for wreck that killed Columbus woman in 2013


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CENTRAL CITY, Nebraska — A Nebraska man has been sentenced to two decades in prison for causing a fatal wreck that killed a Columbus woman last year.

Norfolk radio station KNEN-FM reports (http://bit.ly/WB4vUO ) 31-year-old Christopher Hajek of Marquette was sentenced to 20 years in prison for a felony charge of vehicular homicide.

Hajek was also charged with a DUI and pleaded no contest in May. His driver's license has also been revoked for 15 years.

Hajek was charged after authorities say he caused a 2013 accident that killed 22-year-old Amanda Asche on U.S. Highway 30 near Clarks.

Police say Asche was heading east on the highway when her vehicle was hit by Hajek's pickup.


Information from: KNEN-FM, http://www.knenfm.com

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