- Associated Press - Friday, January 20, 2017

DENVER (AP) - A woman who was driving drunk and texting on her phone when she hit and killed a couple on a motorcycle near Franktown has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

The Denver Post reports (https://goo.gl/34nq4L) 28-year-old Athina Munoz was sentenced Friday for the Feb. 27 crash that killed 58-year-old Brian Lehner and 56-year-old Jacquie Lehner, of Parker. Another man riding a motorcycle behind the Lehners suffered minor injuries.

Munoz pleaded guilty in October to two counts of vehicular homicide while driving under the influence.

Investigators say she was driving a sedan that veered into oncoming traffic and struck two motorcycles. Munoz’s blood-alcohol content was more than three times the legal limit for driving, and she had marijuana in her system.


Information from: The Denver Post, https://www.denverpost.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide