HOWARD COUNTY - A jury has returned their verdict for a Howard County man after a drunk driving accident that left his passenger with brain damage.
44-year-old Wesley Shoup was sentenced to four years behind bars.
Shoup was found guilty of intoxication assault with a vehicle on Tuesday.
According to the Big Spring Herald, Shoup was trying to chase down a massive wildfire last year and was behind the wheel drunk.
Shoup ran a stop sign and hit a tractor trailer causing his truck to roll.
His passenger, Matthew Fowler, suffered permanent brain damage and nearly lost his arm in the accident.