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Crashed driver faces probation after Good Samaritans electrocuted
Crashed driver faces probation after Good Samaritans electrocuted

A 21-year-old Glendale man faces three years of probation after pleading no contest to causing the deaths of two Good Samaritans who were electrocuted as they tried to help him from his wrecked SUV, prosecutors said. Arman Samsonian, who entered his plea Wednesday in court to one count of vehicular manslaughter, also faces 70 days of community labor and will be ordered to pay fines and restitution to the victims' families, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. Samsonian was driving at a high rate of speed Aug. 22, 2012 when he lost control and struck a light pole in Valley Village on Magnolia Boulevard, shearing a fire hydrant that flooded the...

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