The woman accused of hitting and killing a local tow truck driver has been sentenced.

Deeann Parsons, 49, was sentenced to 42 months to 15 years behind bars in connection with the death of Thomas Tripp.

>>Parsons speaks during sentencing<<

She was accused of driving under the influence in the Jan. 10 crash on Dixie Highway in Saginaw County’s Bridgeport Township.

Police said Parsons was behind the wheel of a Jeep Cherokee that killed the Mike’s Wrecker employee.

Tripp was attending to a disabled vehicle when he was hit.

Parsons was given credit for three days served when she was sentenced Wednesday afternoon.

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