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ODESSA - An Odessa man will spend the next eight years in jail.
Ruben Hernandez took a plea deal on Wednesday.
He was charged with intoxication manslaughter.
In March of 2013, Hernandez stopped at a stop sign then pulled out into an intersection and didn't yield to traffic.
A pickup truck slammed into him.
Hernandez's passenger, 34-year-old Nester Garza, died in the crash.