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Nebraskan sentenced 12 to 16 years in prison for striking, killing bicyclist with car


LINCOLN, Nebraska — A Hickman man accused of driving drunk when his car struck and killed a bicyclist south of Lincoln has been sentenced to 12 to 16 years in prison.

The Lincoln Journal Star ( ) reports 27-year-old Everett Hoesing was sentenced Thursday for the death of 57-year-old Douglas Dalke of Lincoln. He had pleaded guilty in June.

According to authorities, Hoesing's vehicle struck Dalke on Sept. 2. Authorities say Hoesing's blood-alcohol content tested at more than twice the legal limit to drive.

Information from: Lincoln Journal Star,

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