Did Phill Lewis commit manslaughter?


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Phill Lewis was convicted of vehicular manslaughter in November, 1992. In addition to vehicular manslaughter, the actor was also found guilty on one count of drunk driving.

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Phill Lewis killed 21-year-old Isabel Duarte of Chevy Chase, Md. when his car went over the center line and hit Duarte's head-on. At the time of the accident, the actor's blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit. When he was convicted, Lewis faced a maximum sentence of 10 years. The judge ordered him to serve a year in prison and two years probation. Lewis was also ordered to carry out 350 hours of community service.

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