Guin Pleads Guilty In Traffic Death Of Vickie Pippin; Gets 8 Years

Monday, February 11, 2013

Milton Eugene Guin pleaded guilty Monday to the traffic death of Vickie Pippin and was given an eight-year prison sentence.

Guin, 24, appeared before Criminal Court Judge Don Poole.

Prosecutor Kate Lavery said witnesses stated that Guin "went flying out" from Crabtree Road onto Hixson Pike, broadsiding the vehicle driven by Ms. Pippin.

She said he stated that he was texting and did not see a stop sign. She said he also said he had consumed two beers.

Ms. Lavery said Guin registered a .

08 blood-alcohol level two hours after the Sept. 23, 2011, wreck.

The prosecutor said Ms. Pippin's 13-year-old daughter suffered injuries to her clavicle and finger as well as cuts from broken glass. Her three-year-old son had injuries from being thrown against his seat belt.

Ms. Pippin died after being taken to a hospital.

Guin was indicted for vehicular homicide by intoxication, vehicular assault, reckless endangerment, unlawful use of hand-held telephone while driving, violation of traffic control device and driving under influence (2nd Offense).

Ms. Pippin was an employee at McKee Foods for more than 19 years. She was a 1990 graduate of Hixson High School and was a member of Hamilton Community Church, SDA.

Guin, who was also injured in the wreck and now walks with a limp, was previously on house arrest. However, he was taken back to jail over the weekend after authorities said he violated terms of the home confinement. 

 


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