Sentencing delayed in hit-skip that killed couple

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AKRON, Ohio (WJW)– An Akron man will not be sentenced on Friday for a hit-and-run crash that killed two people. It’s been postponed indefinitely.

Sirvonte Rice, 27, pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated vehicular homicide, as well as failure to stop and vehicular assaulted.

The deadly crash happened at Lindsey and Virginia avenues in Akron on Dec. 30, 2018. Rice ran a stop sign and hit another car, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The two victims were ejected from their vehicle.

Investigators estimated Rice was driving at speeds in excess of 90 mph at the time of the crash. He left the scene.

Nicholas Bobo Jr., 34, and Arielle Davis, 28, both died from their injuries.

Rice is expected to receive 12 years in prison as a result of his plea.

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