Impaired driver given 3 years in prison in fatal hit-and-run

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GREEN BAY, Wis. — The driver who struck and killed a pedestrian along a Brown County road hours after smoking marijuana has been sentenced to three years in prison.

Thirty-nine-year-old Chad Scott previously pleaded guilty to a felony count of hit and run involving death, as well as a citation for operating under the influence of a controlled substance.

Forty-three-year-old Derrick Murphy was struck and killed along a road in Ashwaubenon in November 2019.

Scott apologized to Murphy’s family during sentencing Thursday and asked for their forgiveness.