Teen Gets 10 Years
A teen who killed three people in a crash when his speeding car went airborne has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Brandon Parker, 19, of Pennsauken, N.J., apologized in court Thursday to relatives of the family he killed when his Audi left the road while moving more than 70 mph in a 25 mph zone.
"I just want to send out my deepest apologies to the victims' families. I take full responsibility for my actions," Parker said. "There's not a night that goes by that I don't cry."
The May 2003, head-on crash killed a Camden family that was going home from church. Gary Acrey, 51, and his stepdaughter, Leah Barnes-McCargo, 13, died at the scene on a Camden street. Acrey's wife, Ursula McCargo-Acrey, 43, died 10 days later.
Two teenage girls in Parker's car also were injured.
Parker, who was not injured, pleaded guilty in January to three counts of vehicular homicide. In the plea deal, prosecutors agreed not to seek a prison sentence of more than 10 years.
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