A plea is in for the man accused of driving under the influence and killing a local volunteer fire chief.
Thirty-year-old Joshua Nickerson plead guilty to aggravated assault by vehicle, driving under the influence of a controlled substance and involuntary manslaughter after a fatal DUI last year.
February 2, 2012 will be a date that forever changed the lives of the family of David Flint, who was killed by 30-year-old Joshua Nickerson.
Nickerson is accused of causing the fatal accident that took the life of Franklin Township volunteer fire chief David Flint on Route 6N near Fry Road in Washington Township.
Nickerson confessed he was driving under the influence of marijuana and other substances when he crossed lanes and crashed into Flint's car.
Nickerson was facing 14 charges. His attorney, Andrew Sisini, negotiated a plea deal that dropped all but three charges.
He will only be sentenced for aggravated assault by vehicle, involuntary manslaughter and driving under the influence of a controlled substance.
Sisinni says Nickerson is remorseful and had always wanted to take responsibility for taking the life of David Flint.
However, District Attorney Jack Daneri disagrees.
Sisinni says this was an unfortunate event and Nickerson will forever pay the price.
The maximum sentence for Nickerson is 12 and a half years behind bars. He will be sentenced May 28th.