Jury to Sentence Miguel Vargas in Deadly Crash


POSTED: Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 7:28am

UPDATED: Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 6:07pm

The 23-year old El Pasoan convicted of 2 counts of intoxication manslaughter and 2 counts of intoxication assault is scheduled to be sentenced at 9 AM Thursday. Miguel Vargas is accused of driving his Lancer at speeds more than 90 mph in December 2011. His car crashed through a rock wall, ejecting two of his passengers instantly killing them. The rest of the passengers were severely injured.

Vargas's blood alcohol content at the time was more than 3 times the legal limit.

We'll post the exact terms of his sentencing once we receive them.

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