Man convicted for boating collision death to serve home confinement

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) – Authorities say a Rhode Island man convicted in a 2007 boating collision that killed a close friend has been released from prison to finish the rest of his sentence
under home confinement.
      The Providence Journal reports that Ryan A. Greenberg of Barrington was released Saturday after serving more than two years in state prison.
      His home confinement is slated to run through Jan. 31, 2013.
      Greenberg was 17 when authorities say he struck Barrington High School classmate Patrick Murphy with a boat during a day of drinking and knee-boarding on the Barrington River.
      Greenberg pleaded no contest to reckless boating in July 2009. He was denied parole last winter despite praise from the owner of an auto repair shop where he had a work release job.

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