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Friday, March 03, 2017

Pirates’ Jung Ho Kang gets suspended 2-year jail term for crash

Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang received a suspended two-year prison sentence for fleeing the scene after crashing a car into a guardrail while driving under the influence of alcohol.

The sentence handed down Friday by the Seoul Central District Court was a heavier punishment than the 15 million won ($13,000) fine prosecutors had sought, but still clears the 29-year-old Kang to join the Pirates for the baseball season.

“I am sorry, and I am repenting a lot,” Kang said after the ruling.

Kang was previously fined twice on drunk driving-related charges in 2009 and 2011.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: March 03, 2017 at 10:32 AM | 40 comment(s)
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