VISALIA (AP) — A Northern California judge sentenced a 28-year-old woman to 19 years to life in prison for the drunken driving deaths of two people in 2016 when she slammed into a minivan after running a stop sign.
KFSN-TV in Fresno reports that Cheyenne Wyllie was sentenced in a Visalia courtroom on Tuesday after pleading no contest to two counts of second-degree murder in August.READ MORE: 'Positivity, Acceptance And Love': Lodi Announces Location Of City's First-Ever Pride Festival
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Court documents say Wyllie had spent that evening drinking at a downtown Visalia restaurant and at a friend’s house. She allegedly sent text messages to friends and family detailing her drinking and her intention to drive, despite texts back urging her not to.
Police measured Wyllie’s blood alcohol as .21%.MORE NEWS: 1 Injured In Highway 50 Crash That Caused Major Backups In Sacramento
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