Drunk driver gets 5 years in ironic killing

November 9, 2009 2:50:51 PM PST
Five years in prison is the sentence for a drunk driver who killed a man in a crash. The victim, ironically, had been accused of killing two others while driving drunk as well. Jose Resendez pleaded guilty to intoxication manslaughter and was given the sentence. Back in February he was driving drunk and wrecked his car, killing his passenger Nicholas Hernandez. At the time, Hernandez was awaiting trial after being charged with felony murder for killing two people while driving intoxicated in August of last year.

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