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Man convicted in crash involving children gets 15 years in prison

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CHARLES CITY (KWWL) -

A man convicted in a crash injuring four people while on drugs is sentenced to up to 15 years in prison.  Anthony Schmitz was driving when he crossed the center line and hit another car head-on along Highway 18 in Charles City back in December 2016.

Four people were hurt in the crash, including Schmitz and his 11-year-old daughter, Mary Jane.  He test positive for meth on the day of the accident.

Schmitz was given ten years in prison for child endangerment resulting in serious injury and five years for serious injury by vehicle.

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