THE BRONX - A Bronx woman who pleaded guilty to manslaughter, drunken driving and other charges stemming from a crash that killed a young girl was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison today.
Carmen Huertas received the sentence for driving drunk and crashing her car filled with young girls on their way to a sleepover. Leandra Rosado, 11, was killed in the accident.
Leandra's family was in court today for the sentencing. Leandra's father says the sentencing has brought some closure to the ordeal and he will now focus on making the state law founded in his daughter's name a federal law.
Leandra's Law has made it an automatic felony offense to drive drunk with a person under the age of 15 in the vehicle.
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