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McMinnville man sentenced for crash
Michael McKinley entered a plea by information before Judge Gary McKenzie.
A McMinnville man has been sentenced in DeKalb County criminal court for his involvement in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 56 last year.Michael McKinley, 23, entered a plea by information before Judge Gary McKenzie to one count of vehicular assault. He was given a four-year sentence, all suspended to time served. The term will run consecutive to a sentence against him in Warren County.According to trooper Bobby Johnson of the Tennessee Highway Patrol, McKinley was traveling north near Evins Mill Nursery in a 1997 Ford F150 when he left the roadway on the right side and overcorrected, causing the truck to cross the center line and crash into a southbound 1977 Ford pickup, driven by 43-year-old Timmy Hendrixson of Smithville.