Former Rays pitcher Matt Bush accepts plea deal - FOX 13 News

Former Rays pitcher Matt Bush accepts plea deal

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Former Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Matt Bush is expected to spend four years in prison for a DUI crash last March.

Tony Tufano, 72, was left seriously injured in the crash, and Bush pleaded guilty to DUI with serious bodily injury, which is a third-degree felony.

As part of a plea deal, all other charged were dismissed by the state.

"People say is this closure? No. I mean, I just don't like that," said Shannon Moore, the victim's daughter in law. "I mean, closure? No. I mean, I just don't see … four years in prison. I just don't see closure."

Bush will serve 51 months, plus get credit for time he's already served in a Charlotte County Jail.

Moore said her father in law is still in a lot of pain from his injuries and is bedridden some days.

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