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Hernando man charged in fatal crash sentenced in unrelated case

BROOKSVILLE — A 19-year-old Spring Hill man who faces criminal charges in a collision that killed a 77-year-old man in April has been sentenced to eight months in Hernando County Jail in an unrelated case.

Gregory Foster Dellea today pleaded no contest to a charge of retail grand theft, which also settled a pending case for violation of probation on an earlier charge of burglary of a structure. Circuit Court Judge Jack Springstead agreed to the plea and gave Dellea an eight-month sentence.

Dellea was given credit for already spending more than four months in jail.

Springstead then set a pretrial date of March 5 in Dellea's vehicular homicide, manslaughter and reckless driving case.

According to court documents, Dellea was responsible for an April 25 collision on County Road 485 that killed Hipolito Colon, 77, of Spring Hill.

Hernando man charged in fatal crash sentenced in unrelated case 01/07/10 [Last modified: Thursday, January 7, 2010 3:17pm]
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