FIERMONTE CONVICTED IN FRENCH AUTO CRASH

New York Times

Gets Conditional Sentence of 2 Months, 1,000-Franc Fine
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DIJON, France, July 29 (AP)---Enzo Fiermonte, former husband of Mrs. Madeline Force Astor Dick, socially prominent American, received a conditional sentence of two months in prison and was fined 1,000 francs today for negligence in an automobile accident on June 9, 1938.

Miss Marion Whitworth of New York City, who was injured in the crash, received provisional damages of 20,000 francs. She had asked for 771,373 francs, but the court decided that a committee of three doctors should verify her claims of injuries and report later.

The court approved the sentence against Fiermonte, Italian and former prize fighter, who had not appeared to answer the charges. He is entitled to petition for a new verdict. He is understood to be living in Juan-les-Pins, near Cannes.

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