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Man Gets 4 Years For Fatal Wreck

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An Auburn man has been sentenced to four years in prison for a drunken-driving accident that killed a teenage mother who had recently graduated from high school.

Kenneth Dean Joyce told King County Superior Court Judge Richard Ishikawa on Friday that he understood the anger toward him, since he lost his own father in a drunken-driving accident.

Joyce was convicted in a head-on collision last August that fatally injured Tausha Hill, 18, of Enumclaw, who was going to a movie with a friend.

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