Zanesville Man Sentenced For Vehicular Homicide

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A Zanesville man will spend 90 days in jail in connection with vehicular homicide last spring.

According to police, Joshua Sheets, 19, struck and killed John Briggs, 53, of Zanesville on April 13.

Briggs was riding a motorcycle near the intersection of State Route 60 and State Route 555 when he was struck.

Sheets entered a no contest plea to vehicular homicide, vehicular manslaughter and failure to yield the right of way.

In addition to jail time, Sheets has been fined $1,100 and was issued a three-year license suspension.

He has also been ordered into counseling and will be on probation for one year.