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Posted: Tuesday, February 4th 2014 at 6:10pm

Metro Atlanta man sentenced in fatal DUI wreck

By The Associated Press
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STONE MOUNTAIN - A metro Atlanta man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for driving drunk during a crash that killed his teenage daughter and left another one of his daughters critically injured.

Anthony Eugene Johnson appeared in court Tuesday and was ordered to spend seven years in prison and five on probation.

Prosecutors have said Johnson was drunk on June 3, 2012 when the vehicle he was driving crashed into a tree near Stone Mountain. Authorities have said he was driving with four of his children in the car.

His 15-year-old daughter died, and his 11-year-old daughter suffered a serious brain injury.

Johnson was arrested after the crash and was later released on bond. Prosecutors have revealed he had two prior DUI arrests in 2002 and 2004.
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