BALTIMORE (WMAR) - A Burtonsville man was sentenced today for involuntary manslaughter for his role in a deadly crash on the Baltimore Washington Parkway.
Jade Clayton Jackson, 26, was sentenced today to 57 months in prison followed by 3 years of supervised probation for involuntary manslaughter and driving on a federal park highway with a revoked license.
According to his plea agreement, Jackson was driving on the Baltimore Washington Parkway on July 7, 2011 with three passengers. After passing the exit ramp for Route 197 Jackson's car accelerated, hit a guard rail, swerved across the road and crashed into trees.
The rear passenger in the car was killed and the other two were seriously hurt.
A toxicology report revealed that Jackson's blood contained phencyclidine, known as PCP, rendering him incapable of driving safely.
At the time of the crash, Jackson's license was revoked.
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