Sunday December 9th, 2018 5:50PM

Victim's family against plea deal in fatal wreck

CUMMING - The family of a man killed when his motorcycle was hit by an SUV last year protested the SUV driver's sentence in Forsyth County Tuesday.

That driver, Jimmy Darrell Barnett Junior, got a deal that included 12 months' probation, a fine of $1000, suspension of license and community service at a Ranger camp, according to Fox 5.

Patricia Davis, the victim's sister, told Fox 5 it wasn't enough.

"We have some mixed emotions, but we have to follow what the law says, and the law I think needs to be changed. I believe it was more severe than the punishment," Davis said.

Sid Agent, a retired U.S. Army Ranger, died in the crash last September.

Barnett, who had a clean record, was charged with misdemeanor vehicular homicide and failure to yield. He took responsibility for the accident.

"I have been living with this horror ever since the day of the accident. I cannot even begin to fathom how the family feels. I just wanted to say that I am extremely very sorry."

Barnett's sentence also requires a donation for Agent's daughter's college education.
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