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    Woman Sentenced in Fatal Cape Cod Hit-and-Run
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    A Massachusetts woman who struck and killed another woman with her car before leaving the scene on Cape Cod has been sentenced to a year in prison. 

    The Cape Cod Times reports that 32-year-old Sarah Allard, of Hyannis, was sentenced on Monday in the 2016 death of 26-year-old Amber Scanlan. Allard pleaded guilty to motor vehicle homicide by negligent operation, leaving the scene of an accident resulting in personal injury and operating a motor vehicle without a license. 

    Police say Allard struck the Falmouth woman while she was walking with her boyfriend in Hyannis. Witnesses told police the vehicle didn't brake and took off after the crash. 

    Allard will also serve five years' probation and lose her license for 15 years. 


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