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December 3, 2012

Sentencing pending in traffic fatality case

CORINTH, Miss. —  

 A Corinth man has pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of a 2011 accident in which a pedestrian was killed.
 
The Daily Corinthian reports (http://bit.ly/11qk6UH) that Robert Shane Parker entered the plea during a recent term of circuit court before Judge Thomas J. Gardner III. Parker's sentencing is pending.
 
Authorities say Parker was driving a Jeep Cherokee on an Alcorn County road on April 7, 2011, when the vehicle struck 85-year-old John D. Calvery. Calvery was near the roadside picking up trash. Calvery was pronounced dead a short time later.

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