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Illinois Man Charged In Deaths Of Two Indiana Children

Last updated on Wednesday, August 29, 2007

(CHICAGO) - An Illinois man has received a 25-year prison sentence for a drunk driving crash that killed two West Lafayette, Indiana children.

Police say 48-year-old Ralph Pollock had a blood-alcohol level of more than three times the legal limit when his pickup truck slammed into a minivan near an O'Hare International Airport parking lot in 2005.

The accident took the lives of five-year-old Nathan Hockerman and his 14-year-old sister, Claire.

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