Man gets 2 years home detention in deadly hit-and-run

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A central Indiana man convicted in the hit-and-run death of a 63-year-old Indianapolis woman has been sentenced to two years of home detention.

The Indianapolis Star reports Greg Hudson of Shelbyville was sentenced Friday after being found guilty of a charge of failure to stop at an accident causing death.

Police have said Kathleen Clark died when she was struck about 7 p.m. on Jan. 13, 2013. The owner of a nearby bar found her body in a grassy area the next morning.

Rick Clark, Kathleen Clark’s son, says justice wasn’t served. He says Hudson got a “slap on the hand.”

An anonymous tip led police to Hudson, then 50, who was arrested four days after the crash. Documents show he thought he struck a wooden barricade. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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