Man Convicted of Hitting and Killing Amherst Co. Girl Sentenced to Six Years

Amherst Co., VA - A man convicted of hitting and killing a young girl in Madison Heights was sentenced to six years behind bars.Dennis Allen got five years for driving as a habitual offender, his second offense and one year for driving on a suspended license resulting in death.{}{}{} The judge originally sentenced Allen to five years on that second charge but suspended all but one year.He pleaded guilty in March.{}{}{} 11-year-old Kamryn Johnson died last August when Allen hit her as she was riding her bike on Galts Mill Road.