Amid the high-profile court cases Tuesday in Hardin County, Brandon Jessie, 25, was sentenced to 35 years in prison on a murder charge.
On June 6, 2010, Jessie fled police in a stolen Mitsubishi Outlander. While running a red light, the vehicle struck another car. The collision killed the driver, James Fentress of Elizabethtown.
Another vehicle also was struck during the crash and its passengers also were injured.
Jessie pled guilty June 7 to murder and eight more charges.