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Man sentenced for crash that killed four-year old son

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Posted at 1:04 PM, Nov 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-10 13:04:14-05

A Belfast man will serve two to six years in prison for the crash that killed his four year-old son.

Prosecutors say Kevin McCabe, 32,  slammed his pick-up truck into the back of a tractor-trailer on Route 16 in Sardinia in October 2015.

McCabe's son, Tristan, was sitting next to his father in the front seat and was not properly restrained in a child safety seat. He later died of his injuries.

McCabe was convicted of second-degree manslaughter and endangering the welfare of a child.

McCabe's niece, Katherine, was also sitting in the front seat. She suffered a broken leg. ring the welfare of a child in September.