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Rehoboth man sentenced to prison in death of motorcycle rider

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A Rehoboth man was sentenced to state prison today in Fall River Superior Court for hitting and killing a motorcycle rider.

Jeffrey Fisk Jr., 42, pleaded guilty to manslaughter while under the influence in a fatal crash that claimed the life of 62 year old Anthony Kishfy of Seekonk.

Fisk was traveling at a high rate of speed in June of 2016. His vehicle dragged the victim and his motorcycle before eventually stopping.

According to Megan Borges Beleda of the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office, Assistant District Attorneys Michael Sheehan and Stephen Nadeau recommended a sentence of 7.5 – 10 years in state prison. Defense attorney Kevin Reddington recommended a sentence of 5 years to 5 years and one day in state prison.

Judge Sharon Donatelle sentence the defendant to 6 to 8 years in state prison.

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