A Dickinson woman was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years probation in connection with the death of her 31-year-old boyfriend in a car crash.

Laura Chantell Crisp, 30, pleaded guilty on a charge of intoxication manslaughter with a vehicle as part of a plea agreement that will have her serve 120 days in county jail as a condition of the probation, Assistant District Attorney Tiffany Alfred said.

A Galveston County grand jury indicted Crisp in August 2016 on charges of intoxication manslaughter and manslaughter after a crash shortly before 11 p.m. Jan. 24, 2016.

Crisp was accused of being intoxicated when she crashed a 2002 Chevy TrailBlazer in the 1100 block of Interstate 45, causing Jon Eric Gill, of Dickinson, to be ejected from the vehicle, League City police officials said at the time.

Crisp had been driving the vehicle in the southbound lane when she crashed into two cars and a security gate at an automobile dealership, police said.

Gill was pronounced dead at the scene, while Crisp sustained minor injuries, police said.

“The family of the victim, who is also the family of her children, is aware of and onboard with the plea agreement,” Alfred said.

Matt deGrood: 409-683-5230; matt.degrood@galvnews.com



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