Former Melrose Place actress Amy Locane was sentenced to more prison terms on Friday for killing a woman in a 2010 DUI crash in New Jersey.
47-year-old Locane, 47, was convicted by Judge Supreme Court judge Kevin Shanahan, but it will likely take 20 months for her next appointment to fail, according to her lawyer James Wronko. Locane tries to be free until the bail has been appealed.
She was sentenced to two and a half years in prison before being released in 2015 and has been serving a three-year suspended sentence.
"MELROSE PLACE" ACCREDITATION AMY LOCANE-BOVENIZER AT FATAL CAR CRASH
An appeals court ordered Locane to be re-sentenced after the sentence imposed by Judge Robert Reed for the crash was lenient and not enough was the 60-year-old Helene Seeman was killed and the husband of Seeman, Fred Seeman, seriously injured. Locane smashed her SUV as they turned into their driveway.
According to the state expert, the blood alcohol level of Locane was probably about three times higher than the legal limit at the time of the accident in Somerville.
Helene died at the scene while her teenaged son Curtis saw him die running out of the house when he heard the crash, MyCentralJersey.com reported.
Fred Seeman sobbed as he told the judge how the crash severed his ripped family and how he nearly died from his injuries. He said the trauma still affects his son, who witnessed his mother on his lawn, NJ.com reported. Fred also argued that a light sentence would not stop New Jersey from drinking and driving Ford Seeman also gave a tearful and emotional testimony, according to the store.
"Amy broke our family, then Reed gave us cause to lose confidence in the world," said Ford.
Reed had cited Locane's young children. including a daughter diagnosed with Crohn's disease, as a mitigating factor in his conviction.
"Not a day has passed when I have not thought of the pain caused by my actions to the Seeman family and, of course, Helene Seeman." Locane said Friday in court. "I have worked very hard to correct this behavior, and not to be the person who did that that day."
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The actress who was convicted of vehicle killing and other crimes had raced up to ten years after the heaviest count.
Locane starred in 13 episodes of the popular Fox series and also appeared in several films, including "Cry-Baby" starring Johnny Depp.
] The Associated Press contributed to this report.