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Odessa man pleads guilty to intoxication manslaughter

(Source: Ector County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Ector County Sheriff's Office)
ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

Juan Sanchez pled guilty Friday to intoxication manslaughter.

According to Ector County District Attorney Bobby Bland, Sanchez received the maximum sentence of 20 years in prison

The State dismissed counts of murder and manslaughter as part of the deal.

Sanchez was the driver in a one-car crash that killed his passenger, Faustino Calderon, 32, in December of 2014.

Sanchez was attempting suicide by wrecking his vehicle while intoxicated.

The victim’s family approved of the plea.

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