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Man sentenced in death of Police Explorer Angel Velasquez

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Man sentenced in death of Police Explorer Angel Velasquez

By Joyce Lupiani. CREATED Dec 9, 2013

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Jvon Williams, the man accused of hitting and killing a police Explorer, learned his fate Monday.

Williams was sentenced to six to 15 years in prison. He will be eligible for parole after six years.

Williams struck and killed 19-year-old Angel Velasquez on Aug. 1, 2013.

Velasquez was riding his motorcycle near Sahara Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard when he was hit by Williams.

Williams left the scene of the crash but was arrested later at his mother's house.

The father of Velasquez spoke in court Monday morning. He said that although he did not hate Williams, he could not forgive him.

Williams also addressed the court and family and said that he was sorry for his actions and that he had no excuse for that night.

Velasquez was a member of Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's Explorer program.

Joyce Lupiani

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Joyce Lupiani is the managing editor for PositivelyLV.com and contributes to KTNV.com and NowTrending.com.