Drunk driver in Mix death sent to state prison

Bharat Gaikwad, 42, of Bradford has been sentenced to a minimum of three years in state prison in the Sept. 4, 2015 traffic death of Mike Mix, president of the Mt. Jewett Volunteer Fire Department. The defendant pleaded guilty to homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol. Mix's survivors include his wife, "Mandy" and their two young daughters. Gaikwad, a native of India, is married to a U.S. citizen. They have three children.