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Virginia Beach woman sentenced to over 12 years in prison for fatal DWI crash

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Posted at 7:49 PM, Mar 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-12 08:23:52-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - A woman has been sentenced to over 12 years in prison after a fatal crash that left two people dead.

23-year-old Caytlin Kiona Emmett-Wallace was sentenced after pleading guilty to two counts of aggravated involuntary manslaughter and driving under the influence, according to court documents.

Emmett-Wallace received a 41 year sentence, but a judge suspended 28 years leaving Emmett-Wallace only having to do 13 years in prison.

On March 3,2019 around 3:30 a.m., Emmett-Wallace, who was driving under the influence, struck a car killing two of its occupants, court documents report.

Video surveillance from the bar Emmett-Wallace was at shows her consuming four to five mixed drinks.

Emmett-Wallace is said to have been traveling 73 miles per hour in a 35 miles per hour zone when she struck the victim's car.

30-year-old Kimberly Stewart and 26-year-old Felicia Parrish were struck and killed in the crash. Parrish died on the scene and Stewart was taken to a hospital where she died two days later, according to police.

According to court documents, Emmett-Wallace's blood revealed that she consumed alcohol and when searched officials found eight beer caps and a pill bottle in her jacket that smelled of marijuana.

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