- Associated Press - Thursday, December 3, 2015

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - A Davenport man has been sentenced to up to 25 years in prison for a drunken driving crash that killed a motorcyclist last year.

The Quad-City Times reports (https://bit.ly/1OIfVf0 ) that 62-year-old Robert M. Aguirre of Davenport apologized Wednesday to the family of Teangelo Garrard.

A Scott County jury found Aguirre guilty of homicide by vehicle and operating while intoxicated in October. According to police, Aguirre was driving in Davenport on Sept. 20, 2014, when he turned left into Garrard’s path.

The 24-year-old Garrard, of Rock Island, Illinois, died of multiple blunt force injuries. Authorities say he was wearing a helmet.

Authorities say Aguirre’s blood alcohol content was almost three times the legal limit to drive.

Friends and family of both Garrard and Aguirre packed the courtroom.


Information from: Quad-City Times, https://www.qctimes.com



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