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Published March 07, 2011, 03:45 PM

Henning man sentenced in connection with a man found dead on the highway

Henning, Minn. (WDAY TV) - A Henning man will serve 30 days in jail in connection with an accident where he failed to stop after a man jumped out his moving car and died.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

A judge sentenced James Seaver to 365 days in jail on a gross misdemeanor DUI charge. All but 30 will be stayed.

He'll also pay more than 4-thousand dollars in fines and fees. It was part of a plea agreement. Seaver originally faced felony charges.

31-year-old Dajun Honer died from traumatic head injuries caused by the fall. Seaver, who had a blood alcohol level over .20 says he didn't realize that Honer had jumped out.