1127_locane_singleAmy Locane-Bovenizer was sentenced to three years in prison after a jury convicted her of vehicular homicide on Thursday.

Back in 2010, the "Melrose Place" star plowed her SUV into another car, killing 60-year-old Helene Seeman.

The actress' blood-alcohol level was nearly three times the legal limit when the crash occurred in Montgomery Township, New Jersey, according to evidence presented during trial.

The defense did not dispute she was drunk, arguing only that she should not be held criminally responsible.

Locane-Bovenizer faced up to 10 years in prison on the vehicular homicide count but the judge lowered the sentence citing hardship on the 41-year-old's two children -- one of whom has special needs.

The sentence reduction did not sit well with Helene's widower Fred or her son Ford.

"What a travesty," the elder Seeman yelled in court. Watch the tense exchange below.

During the sentencing, Locane-Bovenizer reportedly apologized to the victim's family.

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