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Man Given 20 Months For Fatal Greenville Crash

A Greenville man accused of driving while impaired and striking a motorcyclist back in 2009 has been found guilty of death by motor vehicle.

According to the Pitt County Clerk of Courts, Robert O'Neal was sentenced Monday in Superior Court to 20 to 33 months in prison for the death of 31 year old Edwin Jimenez, Sr. on July 11th, 2009. Jimenez was riding his motorcycle on Wimbledon Drive in Greenville when O'Neal's vehicle struck him, killing him instantly.

Jimemez was the general manager of the Denny's Restaurant and his employees planted a tree in front of the restaurant in his memory.


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