Judge slams driver in fatal accident for ‘worshiping speed’

A lead-footed hot-rod fanatic who fatally mowed down a pedestrian on the Lower East Side was sentenced Monday to 1²/₃ to 5 years in prison by a Manhattan judge who slammed him for “worshiping speed.”

Danny Lin, 26, was doing 55 mph — more than twice the speed limit — in his BMW 335xi when he struck homeless drifter Robert Perry, 57, in November 2014.

Lin was convicted of manslaughter by a jury in July.

Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Thomas Farber said, “I accept the fact that the defendant is a decent person, [but] I can’t consider this an aberration. This defendant lived a life of worshiping speed and fast driving.”

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