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Ventura County Man Gets Four Year Prison Sentence For Fatal DUI Crash

Posted on Tuesday, December 24, 2013 10:34am

A Ventura County man has been sentenced to four years in prison for a fatal DUI crash.

Alejandro Pope was driving a vehicle on Reino Road, in Newbury Park April 9th when struck an oncoming vehicle.  A passenger in Pope’s vehicle, Nicholas Cwayna, was killed.

Prosecutors say Pope had traces of drugs in his blood stream at the time of the crash.  The 20 year old Newbury Park man entered guilty pleas to charges stemming from the crash, which included gross vehicular manslaughter.

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