Man gets 10-year sentence for fatal DUI in Henry County
July 21, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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CAMBRIDGE, Ill. — More than four years after a fatal vehicle crash, a Kewanee man was sentenced Wednesday in Henry County Circuit Court to 10 years in prison for aggravated
— More than four years after a fatal vehicle crash, a Kewanee man was sentenced Wednesday in Henry County Circuit Court to 10 years in prison for aggravated driving under the influence. Lorenzo S.
He will have to serve 85% of the prison sentence. Quintero failed to -appear in court for his sentencing hearing, which was continued from June 16 to ensure he received notice. The April 9, 2017, car crash killed Gabina Garcia, 27, of Kewanee, Quintero's sister-in-law.
She left a 5-year-old son. The crash happened at about 3:15 a. m. on Route 78 north of Kewanee when Quintero was driving his wife and Garcia home from a Davenport dance club.
He also tested positive for cocaine. In December of 2019, Quintero was scheduled to plead guilty to the charge but changed his mind during the plea hearing.