A judge sentenced a Mississippi truck driver to 28½ to 78 years in prison in a 2018 alcohol-related crash crash on Interstate 83 that killed a Middletown man, his 16-month-old daughter, and a Messiah College senior last year.

A Dauphin County judge imposed the sentence Tuesday on Jack Satterfield III. Satterfield, 29, pleaded guilty in June to vehicular homicide while driving drunk and leaving the scene of an accident in the October 2018 crash in Lower Paxton Township.

Authorities said Satterfield drank alcoholic beverages before he crashed into 10 cars without slowing down near the Union Deposit Road exit on the night of Oct. 12.

The crash involved 11 vehicles and killed 24-year-old Zachary Lybrand of Middletown; his 16-month-old daughter, Elliana, and 22-year-old Ethan Van Bochoven, a Messiah College student from Pompton Plains, New Jersey. Seven other people were injured.

Authorities said Satterfield fled his truck and walked across the interstate, hopped a fence, then ran to a hotel parking lot. Officers found him watching the crash scene from the parking lot.

According to charging documents, he admitted he drank two or three beers and five double-shot margaritas at a New Jersey restaurant before driving.

Authorities said Jagermeister and an empty six-pack of beer were found in the truck, and video from the cab showed Satterfield drank several bottles as he drove from New Jersey.

Testing indicated his blood-alcohol content was .152%, nearly twice the legal limit of .08 percent.

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