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Other Driver in Hogan Crash Sentenced

2/28/2008 9:28 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

The driver who several witnesses say was racing Nick Hogan the night of the crash that left a man severely injured was sentenced in a Florida court today.

22-year-old Daniel Jacobs was driving a silver Dodge Viper owned by Nick's father Hulk Hogan on August 26 in Clearwater, Fla.

Hogan, whose real name is Nick Bollea, was driving his yellow Toyota Supra when he lost control on slick roads and hit a palm tree. Passenger John Graziano, a good friend of Hogan's, was seriously injured in the crash and is still in a coma, suffering from permanent brain damage.

Jacobs admitted he was driving the Viper, but did not cop to racing. A judge sentenced Jacobs to 90 days probation and ordered him to serve 25 hours of community service. He also lost his license for 90 days and must pay a $500 fine.

Hogan is scheduled to be in court on April 14.


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Rockin' Reno    

Hell of a Deal! This guy's punishment is less than a 0.08 DUI arrest! Justice may be blind, but it sure can tell the size of the wallet.

2403 days ago

Black Teef    

FIRST BITCHES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2429 days ago


its sad that this guy was sentenced oh so quickly then the famous brat

2429 days ago

Just Wondering    

I have 2 simply words : WHITE TRASH!

2429 days ago

Nor Cal Reader    

String them all up by the scrotum! Drunk driving is NEVER right.

2429 days ago



2429 days ago

Just Wondering    

I hope he drops the soap and gets his nuts sucked by OJ Simpson!

2429 days ago

Lenn K.    

Please judge don't be so hard on him, how about not having dessert and going straight to bed.

2429 days ago


I'll bet that Hogan snot will get a slap on the wrist also. Meanwhile that poor kid is still in a coma. I wonder who is paying for his medical care....... .

2429 days ago

They about to get paid!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!    

probation?25hrs of community service,wow ,remember to do all your racing in Fla, Laws a so lax,you can get away with anything there, drag racing on city streets are almost legal there,the little punk will walk,daddy will bail the little punk out, Daddy Hogan hooking up with his daughters peeps,I bet daddy Hogan would do Brooks or already did Brook, this family is real screwed up

2429 days ago


lost his license for 3 whole months. THREE !

it'll be torture, but that'll teach him.

2429 days ago


I agree with Lenn K. That doesn't happen often eithier.

2429 days ago


90 days probation and 25 hours of community service?? As legal retribution for behaving insanely recklessly and landing their friend in the hospital with a (possibly everlasting) coma and permanent brain damage? Are you kidding me?!?!?!?!??!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?! they should both do time! real time, like 5-15 years cause, to top it all off, nick looks like he hasn't lost a night's sleep over the whole deal. his privileged lifestyle afforded to him by moronic enabler parents has given him the idea that he's immune, and unfortunately the (astonishly stupid) legal ruling only serves to reinforce this dangerous behavior.

2429 days ago


That's so weak. That sentence means nothing,

2429 days ago


Kids get off wat to easy these days.

2429 days ago
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