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Monroe woman gets year in jail for crash that severs man's leg
Heidi Valentin, Monroe, attends her sentencing hearing regarding a drunken driving crash at the Green County Justice Center Thursday. (Times photo: Marissa Weiher)
MONROE - A Monroe woman with dozens of letters of support from the community was sentenced Thursday in Green County Circuit Court for a drunken driving crash in July that cost a young motorcyclist his leg. Heidi R. Valentin, 33, pleaded no contest to a Class F felony charge of causing injury by driving with a prohibited blood-alcohol concentration. As part of a plea deal, a Class F felony charge of causing injury by intoxicated use of a vehicle was dismissed.