Man sentenced to 4 years in prison for hit-and-run crash that killed infant

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INDIANAPOLIS (July 3, 2014) – An Indianapolis man arrested after a March 2014 hit-and-run crash that killed an infant was sentenced to four years in prison.

Gary Shinnamon slammed into the back of a car near West 38th Street and Guion Road on March 4, 2014. An infant was ejected from the car and died from his injuries. The investigation found the child was not properly bucked into his car seat.

Shinnamon ran away from the scene. He turned himself in two days later. Court documents said he was going in excess of 90 mph when the crash happened.

Charges against him included failure to stop after an accident causing injury, two counts of causing bodily injury or death and driving on a suspended license.

He took a plea deal and was sentenced to four years in the Department of Correction, one year in community corrections and three years of probation.

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