Woman sentenced for fatal 2006 crash Crimes & Incidents, posted by Editor, Palo Alto Online, on Aug 25, 2007 at 7:52 am
A 19-year-old Redwood City woman convicted of a misdemeanor in causing the deaths of three people, including two members of the Tongan royal family, in a July 2006 crash on U.S. Highway 101 in Menlo Park was sentenced this morning in San Mateo County Superior Court to two years in county jail.
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Posted by Howard, a resident of the Crescent Park neighborhood, on Aug 25, 2007 at 7:52 am
This was an overly harsh sentence. The jury found her not guilty of the felony charges. The judge is obviously kow-towing to the Tongan community. She should have been given the time already served and suspended sentence.