Prison Generic

RENO, NV (AP) -- A 26-year-old Arizona man who was convicted of drunken driving in a wrong-way crash that killed a Reno woman in Sparks two years ago has been sentenced to up to 20 years in prison.

Washoe County District Judge Connie Steinheimer said at Monday's sentencing that Clinton Godac will have to serve five years before he's eligible for parole.

Godac pleaded guilty in January to felony DUI causing death in the three-vehicle crash that claimed the life of 67-year-old Linda Hutchcroft near McCarran Boulevard and Pyramid Way in April 2017.

The Nevada Highway Patrol says Godac was driving the wrong direction on McCarran when he collided head-on with a Mercury Sable then also hit a Ford Aerostar driven by Hutchcroft.

Godac and the driver of the Sable also were hospitalized.

Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Recommended for you

(3) comments

Daddy

So not only do Arizonans drive they way in Arizona, they also go to other states and do it there too. Idiots. Worste drivers in country.

Daddy

So not only do Arizonans drive the wrong way in Arizona, they also go to other states and drive the wrong way on the freeways there too. Idiots. Worste drivers in the country.

trsalemme

[thumbup]

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.