Drunken driver who killed motorcyclist gets 2-day jail term

Drunken Driver Gets 2-Day Jail Term for Killing Motorcyclist

WICHITA, Kan. — A Kansas woman convicted of killing a 35-year-old man while driving under the influence was sentenced to two days in jail and a year of probation, KAKE reported.

Alexandra Eslinger, 27, was sentenced last week after pleading guilty in January to misdemeanor counts of DUI and vehicular manslaughter, the television station reported.

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Eslinger also must have five days of house arrest after serving jail time, KAKE reported. She also must pay a $1,200 fine. If she violates her probation, Eslinger can be sentenced to a year in jail, the television station reported.

Eslinger was convicted in the July 14, 2017, death of Jesus Navarro-Gonzalez, of Wichita. She was arrested in November, KAKE reported.

Investigators said Navarro-Gonzalez was riding a motorcycle when Eslinger turned in front of him, causing him to hit the vehicle, the television station reported. Navarro-Gonzalez was pronounced dead at the scene.