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IM man’s sentencing date changed

February 23, 2012
By LISA M. HOFFMANN - Staff Writer , The Daily News

IRON MOUNTAIN - The sentencing date for Iron Mountain man who was driving a vehicle that hit a tree and seriously injured his passenger last summer has been changed.

According to the Dickinson County Clerk's Office, sentencing for Brandon Scott-Byington Trulock, 20, was changed from Feb. 22 to March 19 at 9 a.m. per Judge Richard Celello's approval.

Trulock has pleaded no contest to felony operating while intoxicated causing serious injury and misdemeanor operating while intoxicated.

A previous sentencing date was set for Feb. 21, then changed to Feb. 22.

A plea agreement calls for Trulock to receive a delayed sentence (this is where the court allows a defendant to complete sentencing terms before being sentenced and there may or may not be a permanent record of the criminal act) for the felony.

The misdemeanor will remain on Trulock's criminal record.

The plea deals also called for Trulcok to serve four months in jail, pay restitution for loss of wages for the victim's parents and grandparents and their out of pocket expenses and make public presentations to area high schools.

In addition, Trulock can be released from probation to serve in the National Guard and deploy to Afghanistan. If his probation is not complete before serving his country, it can be completed upon his return.

Trulock was the driver of a vehicle that crashed on Lehman Road in Iron

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