by: Tina Terry Updated:
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Wednesday a judge sentenced Steven Johnson to six to eight years in prison. In February, Eyewitness News showed you pictures from the wreck on Brookshire Boulevard and Interstate 85.
Police said Johnson was impaired and speeding when he crashed into an SUV driven by Les Dahm. Dahm died in the crash. Last week, Johnson pleaded guilty to felony death by vehicle .
Wednesday Eyewitness News spoke with Johnson’s attorney.
“He feels very, very bad about it. This is something he would never would have envisioned happening,” said Bill Powers.
The judge also ordered Johnson to pay more than $2,000 to the victim’s wife. We were told the money would pay her back for funeral expenses.
Charlotte man sentenced in fatal Brookshire Boulevard crash
Alcohol permit pulled from club after employee shoots, kills patron
Domino's driver shot during possible robbery in east Charlotte
Fort Mill pharmacy robbed of $73,000 in pills, authorities say
FAA investigating if debris found in NE Charlotte is from London-bound flight