Man gets 2 years in prison for fatal accident

LOS ANGELES Last January, while driving on the 10 Freeway, Juan Carlos Acosta Lopez, 21, reportedly hit a truck in front of him causing it to lose control and overturn. A passenger riding with Lopez was killed and the driver of the truck was seriously injured in the accident.

Lopez pleaded no contest to a felony count of hit and run with injury and a misdemeanor count of vehicular manslaughter.

The defendant has been dishonorably discharged from the U.S. Marine Corp., according the defense attorney.

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