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Jones pleads guilty to vehicular assault
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Andrea Kelly Jones, 37, is facing two four-year sentences, to run concurrently, after pleading guilty to two counts of vehicular assault in DeKalb County Criminal Court on July 22.Judge Leon Burns, Jr. presided.Jones was involved in a crash on Snow Hill on July 1, 2011 in which she and two other people were injured.She will be sentenced at a hearing on Oct. 4, when the judge will decide if Jones will serve any further jail time, or be placed on probation for the four-year term.Jones is to be given jail credit of 30 days.According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Jones was traveling east on Highway 70 in a 2000 Chevy Malibu at about 11 p.m. when her vehicle left the roadway on the right shoulder of the road.She reportedly overcorrected to the left and crossed the highway into the westbound lane, where she struck an oncoming 2003 Ford Taurus.The Taurus was driven by 22-year-old Bradley Reddick of Flowery Branch, Georgia.Jones, Reddick, and 22-year-old Jessica Ford of Knoxville, a passenger in Reddick's Ford, were transported to DeKalb Community Hospital by DeKalb EMS.Trooper Jimmy Tisdale was assisted in the investigation by THP Lieutenant Randy Maynard and Trooper Mark Jones.The DeKalb County Sheriff's Department and the DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department also assisted at the scene.