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Head-on crash nets 48-hour sentence
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A drunk driver who crossed the center-line and hit an oncoming motorist head on will serve 48 hours and be allowed to enter DUI Court. The driver, Sterling Gipson, entered guilty pleas before General Sessions Judge Bill Locke to charges of DUI, driving on a revoked license and misdemeanor reckless endangerment. He was ordered to serve 48 hours of an 11-month, 29-day sentence, pay $1,350 plus court costs, perform 24 hours public service work, attend DUI class and lose his driver license for one year.