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Reeder sentenced to three years
Convicted of Vehicular Homicide
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A 31-year-old man has been sentenced in criminal court for vehicular homicide in association with a Dowelltown accident in December, 2009 that claimed the life of Troy Edward Bain.Dwayne Allen Reeder pled guilty on May 20 in DeKalb County Criminal Court to vehicular homicide.He received a three-year sentence to serve at least 30% as a range one offender.He was given 116 days of jail credit from August 13, 2010 to December 6, 2010.The original indictment against Reeder alleged that on or about December 22, 2009, Dwayne Reeder did kill Troy Edward Bain by the operation of an automobile, the killing of Bain being the proximate result of Dwayne Reeder's conduct, which created a substantial risk of death or serious bodily injury to a person, constituting the offense of Vehicular Homicide.Reeder, 39-year-old Walter Redmon, 27 year old Courtney Paris, 27, and Troy Edward Bain, 41, were reportedly traveling east on Highway 70 in a 1997 Ford Expedition when the accident took place.Reeder apparently fell asleep while operating the vehicle.The SUV carrened off the left side of the road and down an embankment.Bain died in the crash.Reeder, Redmon, and Paris were taken to DeKalb Community Hospital. According to reports, Bain and Redmon were not wearing their seatbelts and were ejected from the vehicle.