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Alex Bashaw learned his punishment on Friday.

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - The Ohio man who hit and killed four people in Fountain Hills in March 2018 has been sentenced to 6 years in prison, as part of a plea deal.

Alex Bashaw learned his punishment on Friday.

He was originally charged with four counts of manslaughter but pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of negligent homicide in April.

Investigators said Bashaw went up on on the sidewalk in his SUV and struck Ronald and Patti Doornbos and Karen Bonta and Robert Bonta on March 13, 2018.

Patti, Karen and Robert died that day.

Ronald died on June 12, 2018.

Bashaw was on his phone and speeding at the time of the crash.

He was not impaired.

Bashaw was later indicted in July 2018.


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