Wayne man sentenced for causing a deadly Mount Vernon crash

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WAYNE, Maine (WABI) - A Wayne man was sentenced Friday for causing a deadly crash last year in Mount Vernon.

According to the Kennebec Journal the judge sentenced 23-year-old Tyler Goucher to nearly five years in prison.

Goucher pleaded guilty earlier this month to manslaughter and aggravated criminal OUI.

His passenger, 19-year-old Ethan Russell of Wayne was killed last May when Goucher's pickup went off the road, rolled over and hit a tree.

He was driving while intoxicated at over twice the legal limit.

Goucher and another passenger were seriously injured in the crash.