Mastic Man's Light Sentence In Fatal Hit And Run Infuriates Victim's FamilyPreston Mimms, 48, pleaded guilty last month to charges in connection with the accident that killed 24-year-old Erika Hughes on July 29, 2011.
Family Outraged At Lenient Sentence Expected For Driver Who Killed WomanErika Hughes was in the prime of her life, with a great job and a beautiful daughter, when her life was snatched away by a hit-and-run driver last year. Now, a controversial plea deal could send the driver away for little more than a year in prison.
Mastic Man Pleads Not Guilty In Fatal Hit-And-RunPreston Mimms of Mastic was charged with leaving the scene of the July 29, 2011, accident.

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