By: KDKA-TV News Staff

LOWER BURRELL (KDKA) – A man will serve at least a year in jail for the death of his girlfriend.

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According to the Valley News Dispatch, James Jenniches was drunk when he got into a fight with his girlfriend, Michele Kerr, at the American Legion in Lower Burrell in 2017.

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Jenniches and Kerr were arguing in the parking lot when she jumped onto his pickup truck as he drove away.

Kerr fell from the bumper and subsequently died.

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A judge sentenced Jenniches to 11 and a half to 23 months in jail.