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Man Pleads Guilty to DUI Manslaughter

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Tampa, FL (AP) - A Hillsborough County man has pleaded guilty
to two counts of DUI manslaughter for killing two women during a
string of drunken driving crashes in Tampa.

With Monday's open plea, 40-year-old Randy Archiquette could
face life in prison at his Feb. 11 sentencing.

Authorities say Archiquette caused a total of five crashes
within 30 minutes in April 2009. He stopped only after flipping his
sport utility vehicle.

Killed is separate crashes were 69-year-old Betty Williams and
20-year-old Brittany McFarland.

Tests recorded his blood alcohol level after the crashes to by
0.147 percent. Florida law considers a driver impaired at 0.08
percent.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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