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Lake Worth man convicted of DUI manslaughter in 2017 wreck that killed teen

Posted: 3:43 PM, Dec 04, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-04 20:43:32Z
Lake Worth man convicted in deadly DUI crash
Lake Worth man convicted in deadly DUI crash
Lake Worth man convicted in deadly DUI crash
Lake Worth man convicted in deadly DUI crash

A Lake Worth man has been convicted in a deadly crash into an alligator-infested canal that claimed the life of a teenager.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said that  back on Sept. 24, 2017 , 46-year-old Antonio Sanchez failed to stop at an intersection on NW First Street near NW First Avenue, struck a metal guardrail, and drove into a canal.

A passenger in the Ford F-350 truck, 19-year-old Wilson Granajo, died in the wreck.

Sanchez has been convicted of DUI manslaughter, driving without a license, and driving on a suspended license causing death.

He was sentenced to 18 months in state prison, 10 years probation, and 100 hours of community service.