- Associated Press - Thursday, August 4, 2016

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (AP) - A man accused of driving a vehicle into a ditch in Casa Grande last summer and causing the death of a woman has accepted a plea agreement on manslaughter and other charges.

Casa Grande police say 24-year-old Mauricio Moraga is scheduled to be sentenced on Aug. 16 and will get a 19-year prison term.

They say Moraga’s plea agreement also included aggravated assault and a charge of leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

Investigators say Moraga was driving a pickup truck at a high speed when it crashed Aug. 31.

They say 20-year-old Kimberly Armenta was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

Her 15-year-old nephew survived the crash and walked miles to the police station to report the accident.

Moraga was arrested the following day.

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