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Sentencing following death of sorority member Gracie Dimit: WCYB

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Lauren Salyer entered an Alford plea to involuntary manslaughter and reckless driving.

Salyer did not admit guilt but acknowledged there was enough evidence to convict her.

Salyer must serve 4 months in jail for the reckless driving conviction. Eight months of the one-year sentence was suspended. For the involuntary manslaughter conviction, Salyer must serve 5 years of probation, perform 300 hours of community service with first responders, issue a letter of apology to the family, and take a driver’s improvement course. Her license was suspended for a year.

By Hank Nuwer

Hank Nuwer is the Indiana-based author of Hazing: Destroying Young Lives; Broken Pledges: The Deadly Rite of Hazing, High School Hazing, Wrongs of Passage and The Hazing Reader. He has written articles or columns on hazing for the Sunday Times of India, Toronto Globe & Mail, Harper's Magazine, Orlando Sentinel, The Chronicle of Higher Education and the New York Times Sunday Magazine. His new book is Hazing: Destroying Young Lives from Indiana University Press.

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