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3/24/06

Hit and Run Driver Sentenced

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A Lubbock man will spend 50-years in prison for hitting a woman with his car and fleeing the scene. On Friday, a judge handed down the sentence to Jerod Jones.

Last month, a jury found the 24-year-old guilty of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He hit Tanji Garcia with his sport utility vehicle outside the Branch Office Bar on 34th street last May. Garcia suffered critical injuries but has since recovered.

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