JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday shortened the jail sentence of former Kansas Metropolis Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid for a drunken driving crash that critically injured a 5-year-old woman.

Parson’s commutation transformed the rest of Reid’s three-year prison sentence to accommodate arrest, topic to a number of situations. Reid had been sentenced in November 2022 after pleading responsible to driving whereas intoxicated inflicting severe bodily damage. He’s the son of Chiefs Coach Andy Reid.

A Parson spokesman stated the governor thought of a number of components when making this choice.

“Reid had accomplished his alcohol abuse therapy program and has served extra jail time than most people convicted of comparable offenses,” Parson spokesman Johnathan Shiflett stated.

Reid’s home arrest will proceed till Oct. 31, 2025, with necessities for weekly conferences with a parole officer and peer help sponsor and attendance at behavioral counseling. He additionally shall be required to work at the least 30 hours per week and full 10 hours a month of group service, amongst different issues.

Chiefs spokespeople didn’t instantly reply to cellphone and e-mail messages Friday looking for remark in regards to the commutation from the workforce or Andy Reid.

Prosecutors stated Reid was intoxicated and driving about 84 mph (135 kph) in a 65 mph zone when his Dodge truck hit the automobiles on an entrance ramp to Interstate 435 close to Arrowhead Stadium on Feb. 4, 2021.

A lady inside one of many automobiles, Ariel Younger, suffered a traumatic mind damage. A complete of six individuals, together with Reid, had been injured. One of many autos he hit had stalled due to a lifeless battery, and the second was owned by Ariel’s mom, who had arrived to assist.

Reid had a blood-alcohol stage of 0.113% two hours after the crash, police stated. The authorized restrict is 0.08%.

The Chiefs reached a confidential agreement with Ariel’s household to pay for her ongoing medical therapy and different bills.


Related Press author Josh Funk in Omaha, Nebraska, contributed to this report.

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