Wrong-Way Driver Pleads Guilty

Richard Rodriguez, a 20-year-old who was driving northbound on southbound Highway 101 on 11/8/09 and hit a car carrying four passengers head-on, killing two of them, pleaded guilty to all related charges and allegations on 5/11. Rodriguez now faces up to 19 years in state prison when he is sentenced on 6/1, a term prosecutor Lee Carter said he plans to recommend to the judge.

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