GALVESTON A drunken driver pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of intoxication manslaughter after his vehicle struck and killed two pedestrians and a dog.

Judge Kerry Neves of Galveston s 10th District Court sentenced Matthew Green Shelton, 28, to two 15-year prison terms in the April 25, 2012, deaths of Steven Louis Hunt, 42, and Joseph Christopher Owen, 43. The sentences will run concurrently.

Shelton s Mitsubishi was traveling west on Seawall Boulevard about 6:15 p.m. when it fatally struck the Galveston residents and a dog they were walking on a sidewalk near 13th Street. Shelton s automobile then hit a parked car.

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