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Barry County man sentenced for crash that killed his pregnant girlfirend

Derrick McElheney
Derrick McElheney

BARRY COUNTY (WKZO) -- A Delton man who was driving drunk when he crashed into a tree and killed his pregnant girlfriend last May has been sentenced to 10 to 22-years in prison.

24-year-old Derrick McElhaney was sentenced for driving drunk causing the two deaths, driving on a suspended license causing death and possession of drugs.

He entered a no-contest plea to those charges and in exchange a 2nd degree murder charge was dropped.

Killed in the crash was 21-year-old Faith Allen of Lake Odessa and her unborn child.