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Smith to serve 48 hours for DUI
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A man who crashed while drunk driving on a four-wheeler will serve 48 hours in jail after spending time recovering from the injuries he suffered in the wreck.The driver, David A. Smith, 44, entered a guilty plea to the charge of DUI and was directed to serve 48 hours of an 11-month, 29-day sentence, pay $350 plus costs, attend DUI school, perform 24 hours public service work and lose his driver license for one year for DUI. The charge of using an off-road vehicle on the highway was dismissed by General Sessions Judge Bill Locke as part of the agreement.Smith was critically injured over the summer in the ATV crash on Starlight Road, the same road where Smith resides.“He was driving the ATV on the roadway when he suddenly swerved causing it to roll over,” said Sheriff’s Lt. Mike Vann, who investigated the wreck.Vann said an analysis of Smith’s blood revealed he was driving the four-wheeler with a .11 blood-alcohol content. The amount is slightly over the .08 limit for intoxication in Tennessee. It is also illegal to ride an ATV on a street, road or highway.