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Monday, Aug 26 2013 05:14 PM

Woman guilty in 2011 drunken driving incident

By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN

A Bakersfield woman was convicted Monday of two counts of driving while impaired and injuring three people.

April Crystal Trujillo was found guilty of running a red light on the night of April 23, 2011 at Gosford Road and White Lane and colliding with another car.

The collision left one victim in a coma for nearly two months, while the other two sustained major injuries.

Police at the time measured Trujillo's blood alcohol at .26; the state legal limit is .08.

Sentencing is set for Sept. 24. Trujillo faces up to 16 years in prison.

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