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Man sentenced for deadly crash

Posted: 10:38 PM, Feb 26, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-27 04:38:14Z

Emotional statements were read from the victim's father and then an apology from Doxtator.  

"The pain takes your breath away and consumes you some days, and not knowing of what he may become. How many grandkids he would've gave me. So many unanswered questions that will forever be unanswered because of unnecessary foolishness, disregard of authority and frankly ignorance,” said Kasee’s father.

"I know there are no words that can rectify this tragedy. I want to express how sorry I am. When we were out that night, my only intention was to let the boys have a good time. None of us knew how our lives were going to change in an instant,” said Doxtator. 

An emotional day in Outagamie County Court as a driver is sentenced for a high-speed crash that killed a 13 year-old boy and injured four other teens. 
    
Family and friends of the victim, 13 year-old, Braxton Kasee, filled the courtroom in Appleton. They were wearing pink t-shirts, which was Braxton's favorite color.

He was killed Halloween night in 2016 when the driver of the SUV he was riding in lost control and hit a power pole in Oneida.

Blake Doxtator, 19, was convicted of Homicide by Negligent Operation of a Vehicle and Recklessly Endangering Safety.

The judge sentenced Doxtator to two years in prison and five years extended supervision.        

During those five years, he must perform 25 hours of community service each year, including serving eight hours on the day before Halloween at the cemetery where Braxton is buried. 

He must also provide a $300 scholarship for the arts or animal-related issues at Seymour High School where Braxton was an eighth grader.

The judge suggested Doxtator also speak to students about the dangers of speeding.