Sarah Fulton sentenced 10 years in prison for DUI crash that killed passenger, Raven Feurstein

Associated Press

STUART, Fla. (AP) -- A central Florida woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for a drunken driving crash that left her passenger dead.

A Martin County judge sentenced 24-year-old Sarah Fulton on Tuesday after she pleaded no contest to DUI manslaughter.

Authorities say Fulton crashed her car into a power pole in June 2012. Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers reports that the crash split the car in two and left 22-year-old Raven Feurstein dead at the scene.

Three hours after the crash, Fulton's blood-alcohol level was recorded to be 0.098 percent. Florida law considers a driver impaired at 0.08.