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Smith Co. jury to decide fate of Jerdene Boyd

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - A Smith County jury has been seated to decide the punishment of 51-year- old Jerdene Boyd.

Boyd entered a guilty plea to manslaughter in connection with the death of 55-year-old Robert Bass of Plano, whose car was struck by Boyd's while sitting at a traffic light on South Broadway in September of 2010.

Boyd faces up to 20 years in prison. Investigators say drug tests for Boyd came back positive for Cocaine, Marijuana and Opiates.

Smith County prosecutors are presenting their case in the sentencing hearing.


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