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Former Marine gets 11 years in prison for DUI crash that killed three
Former Marine gets 11 years in prison for DUI crash that killed three

A former Marine was sentenced to 11 years in prison Friday after being convicted of killing three friends in a drunk-driving accident. The three victims were fellow Marines stationed at Marine Corp Base Camp Pendleton. Jared Ray Hale, 28, was convicted Dec. 10 of one felony count each of driving under the influence causing bodily injury and driving with a blood-alcohol limit of .08% or more causing bodily injury, including sentencing enhancements, according to a statement from the Orange County district attorney’s office. The incident happened around 2 a.m. on Feb. 12, 2012, after a night of drinking at Hennessey’s Tavern in Dana Point, when Hale crashed his car into a tree...

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