Monday, August 2, 2010
15 years for Aggravated Vehicular Homicide in Monroe County
Eric Peterson, 41, of Tellico Plains, Tn has recieved a 15 year sentence. He killed his passenger, Angela Nichols when he lost control of his pick up, went down an embankment and slammed into a tree. Pederson had a .20 blood alcohol level and one prior DUI conviction from Rio Rancho, New Mexico in 1990. Jim Stutts prosecuted the case for the State.