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NH Teen Convicted In Deadly OUI Crash Could Face 15 Years In Prison

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BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire teen could get up to 15 years in prison for the fatal 2010 drunk-driving crash that killed his best friend and classmate.

A jury convicted 19-year-old Cameron Dearborn of negligent homicide and other charges in the crash that killed 17-year-old Korey Traficante. Sentencing is scheduled for May 28.

Dearborn’s attorney told the court Traficante was actually the one behind the wheel when the car they were in crashed into a stone wall and tree in Derry in November 2010. But the Eagle-Tribune of North Andover, Mass. reports witnesses who arrived immediately after the crash saw Dearborn in the front seat.

Dearborn and Traficante were classmates at Pinkerton Academy.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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