Man sentenced to prison term for running over young cousin

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – A 19-year-old Acoma Pueblo man has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for running over and killing a 13-month-old cousin while driving under the influence of alcohol.

Dwight T. Brown on Aug. 26, 2015 pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and he was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Albuquerque.

According to a sentencing memo submitted on behalf of Brown, he backed up a car at his aunt’s house, not knowing that his young cousin was playing behind the vehicle. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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