Blossom Sentenced to 11 Years

August 1, 2014-

Eddy Paul Blossom, 28 of Rockford, was sentenced to 11 years in prison for aggravated vehicular homicide and operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.  Blossom was driving a Jeep Liberty in the early morning hours of August 25, 2013 when he drove off the north side of U.S. 33 and hit two trees before the Jeep burst into flames.  Twenty-five year-old Justin Hamrick was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

Blossom will not be eligible for early release for at least eight years due to his previous OVI offenses.

Courtesy of Times Bulletin