Music News

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 29: Carrie Underwood performs live exclusively for American Airlines AAdvantage® Mastercard® credit card holders at The Orpheum Theatre on Thursday, June 29, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. #milesmakememories (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Mastercard)

A man who was driving while intoxicated back in 2016 has been convicted of vehicular homicide after the vehicle he was operating crossed over into oncoming traffic and crashed into another vehicle — Killing a 10-year-old girl.

The girl, identified as Isley Thibodeaux, was killed on impact. Additionally, her mother was severely injured in the crash.

According to The Daily Advertiser, at the time the accident occurred, Isley and her mom were returning home from a Carrie Underwood concert in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Sampy convicted of vehicular homicide in death of 10 year-old girl

CLOSE A Lafayette man was convicted of vehicular homicide Monday in the April 2016 death of a 10 year-old girl who was killed minutes after leaving a Carrie Underwood concert with her mother. Albert Kirk Sampy, 35, was convicted of vehicular homicide and negligent injury, according to District Attorney Keith Stutes of the 15th Judicial District.

The publication also noted the man, Albert Kirk Sampy, had been convicted of driving while intoxicated in two other instances. On Monday, he received a 30 year sentence for vehicular homicide and a 15 year sentence for negligent injury.

QCWriter is a journalist who is fueled by espresso and motivated by determination. She specializes in pop culture, country music, and news content. You can follow her on Twitter by clicking here: @QCWriter.