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Woman sentenced to 7 years in prison for fatal Fallbrook DUI crash


Last updated 10/29/2021 at 8:54am

VISTA (CNS) - A woman who drove under the influence of drugs and killed a man in a head-on Fallbrook car crash was sentenced today to seven years in state prison.

Suzanne Faulhaber, 48, of Fallbrook, pleaded guilty to gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and methamphetamine possession in connection with the Aug. 24, 2020, crash that killed 55-year-old Martin Orozco.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash happened at around 1:15 p.m. that day, with Faulhaber's Ford Mustang veering into opposing lanes of traffic on East Mission Road, west of Red Mountain Dam Drive.


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