Everson man sentenced in fatal DUI

Everson man sentenced in fatal DUI


KGMI News Reporting
By Joe Teehan

EVERSON, Wash. – An Everson man pleaded guilty and will spend five years in prison for a drunk driving crash that killed his friend last year.

The Bellingham Herald reports 34-year-old Jesse Silva Jr. was drunk while driving his SUV on Weidkamp Road near Lynden early on April 26, 2013.

His vehicle left the road and hit a fence, killing his passenger, 34-year-old Jason Crabtree.

Silva was sentenced in Whatcom County Superior Court yesterday.

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