Man sentenced in DUI that killed teen headed to school

LAS VEGAS - The man who caused a car crash that killed a 16-year-old boy on his way to school Feb. 9 was sentenced Thursday.

David Fensch, who was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash, was sentenced from 8 to 20 years in prison for the death of Jaelan Fajardo.

The teen's family and friends were in the courtroom for the sentencing.

The crash was Fensch's fifth DUI. He ran into the back of Fajardo's car at a red light at 6:30 in the morning. Fensch admitted to officers at the crash scene, he had been drinking and had taken Xanax.

The judge said, in his 30 years he could not remember the last time there was a situation with a defendant who had five DUIs.


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