Saratoga County Judge James Murphy imposed a four-year prison term to be followed by three years on parole.
-- Paula Hancocks, Lauren Suk, Taehoon Lee, Sol Han and Carolyn Sung contributed to this report.
The court sentenced West to 56 years in prison, a reduction to the lowest rank and a dishonorable discharge. The shorter sentence in West's plea agreement supersedes the judge's sentence, meaning West will serve 15 years in prison.
Two people who were with Fontaine in the vehicle have also pleaded guilty to felonies.
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