Calhoun County Man Convicted for DUI Death

A Calhoun County man is facing 33 years in prison for the DUI related death of a Dutch cyclist.  Wendell Blount was under the influence of morphine when he struck and killed Esther Hageman.  Take a further look at the article:

The vacationing journalist was hit by Blount’s SUV on the Natchez Trace near Houston, Miss., on April 22, 2009.

Blount testified that he had seen a cyclist in the distance, but was checking his vehicle’s mirrors when he hit Hageman from behind.

The case was in federal court because the Trace is federal property.


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