Man sentenced in 2015 boat crash that killed two

A Baltimore man was sentenced Tuesday in connection with a July 2015 boat crash that killed two women and injured five others, Maryland Natural Resources Police said Wednesday.

Timothy Jay Wilson, 57, was sentenced 12 years in prison, with all but 18 months of home detention suspended. He was convicted of two counts of negligent manslaughter and one count of causing life-threatening injuries with a vessel while intoxicated.

Wilson invited seven people celebrating a birthday in Dundalk to ride on his boat to Fells Point, DNR police said. Near Key Bridge, the 34-foot boat hit a lighted concrete structure that marks the main shipping channel. the boat then hit the seawall at Fort Carroll.

Two women, Windy Lawson, 37, and Kimberly Ervin, 45, both of Baltimore, were killed. The other victims were rescued.

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