WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A local 19-year-old is headed to prison for the crash that killed two of his friends.
Luis Betancourt was charged in the deaths of 18-year-old Vicente Huerta and 17-year-old Ubana Hernandez. Betancourt was giving them and two other friends a ride home when he crashed on curvy Lake Osborne Drive in 2011.
Betancourt tested above the legal limit for alcohol, had marijuana in his system, and only had a learner’s permit.
Last month Betancourt entered a guilty plea. Today the judge sentenced him to 12 years in prison.Lake Worth teen sentenced to 12 years for DUI crash that killed 2 friends