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DUI driver sentenced in summer crash that took life of 2 Vegas teens

Posted at 11:30 PM, Nov 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-20 02:30:17-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A woman who admitted to taking drugs and drinking prior to a crash that killed two teens in August gave an emotional apology on Thursday.

"I would like to apologize to both of the families because I never intended for something like this to happen," Whitaker said.

Ebone Whitaker, 38, was in court on Thursday and was served a sentence of up to 25 years in prison.

She was also ordered to pay restitution to the families of both victims.

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Whitaker was convicted in that deadly DUI August crash that took the life of two 16-year-old girls. Police said she was high on meth, heroin and PCP before she got behind the wheel that night.