Heriberto Calles, 51, Will Serve 5 Years Before He Is Eligible For Parole

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey man who was driving drunk when he caused a fatal accident last year has been sentenced to seven years in state prison.

Fifty-one-year-old Heriberto Calles of Englewood must serve nearly five years of the term imposed Friday before he becomes eligible for parole.

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The 51-year-old Calles had pleaded guilty earlier this year to vehicular homicide charges stemming from the January 2012 crash that killed two of his passengers and injured two others. Calles also was seriously injured in the crash, but has since recovered from his injuries.

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Bergen County authorities have said Calles lost control of his car while driving on a curve in Englewood. The vehicle then jumped a curb and crashed into a cluster of trees.

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