A 78-year-old man who struck and killed a mother of four walking in an unmarked crosswalk has been sentenced to a year in jail.
Garry Vansant was driving 47 mph at 9:46 a.m. on March 7 of last year when he hit Sara Hernandez as she crossed the street at Ashe and McKee roads, according to prosecutors. He didn't brake until after hitting the 41-year-old.
Prosecutors said Vansant had become distracted and wasn't looking at the road.
Last month, a jury convicted him of misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter.