Volume 52, Number 48

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Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, November 26, 2015

Indiana man reaches plea agreement for Dale Hollow Lake boating incident

An Indiana man has reached a plea agreement in a July 2011 boating incident on Dale Hollow Lake which resulted in one fatality and injured three others. Bonomini had been indicted by a Pickett County Grand Jury late last year.
Joseph Bonomini, 24, of Lawrenceburg, Ind., plead guilty to one count of reckless vehicular homicide, a class C felony.
The single vehicle collision killed Byron Hartman of Guilford, Ind., and was investigated by officers of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. The officers found Bonomini under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision.
As a result of plea agreement, Bonomini faces six years of probation, five years revocation of his boat operating privileges, 250 hours of community service, and a $600 fine. He will be eligible for a judicial diversion of his charge once he completes his supervised probation.
The boat operated at the time sank immediately after the collision. It was recovered by TWRA divers and forfeited to the TWRA as a training tool for boat accident investigations training.


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