JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) The man convicted of killing a 5-year-old as the child was exiting his school bus has been sentenced.
Dominic Gebben was sentenced to 22 years in prison by Circuit Court Judge Billy Joe Landrum in Jones County Thursday.
Gebben was found guilty of manslaughter by culpable negligence in addition to felony fleeing after running over Nathan Key in December of 2009.
Key and two siblings were leaving their school bus when Gebben struck Key with his vehicle as he attempted to pass the bus.
Gebben claimed his brakes failed him during the incident.