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Utah driver sentenced to prison for killing woman on sidewalk

Courts » Ramiro Serrano Hernandez pleaded guilty to second-degree felony automobile homicide.



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Hours before the deadly crash, Lindon police had cited Hernandez for intoxication and disorderly conduct while he was at the wedding, prompting a friend to give him a ride home.

He didn’t have to drive that night, prosecutors said Thursday. He chose to.

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"Even though Mr. Hernandez expresses remorse, he still characterizes this as an accident caused by the glare of bright headlights," Scott said. "This was not an accident. This could have been prevented."

Family members of Zimmer, who wore black and pink "Team Ashlee" T-shirts to court, recalled the young woman’s uplifting personality and love for music.

Glanville called her his "beautiful songbird" and smiled, remembering the sound of his wife’s voice and outings around town to sing to karaoke.

"The emptiness is felt everywhere," he wrote. "All of my dreams have been cut short."

Hernandez was ordered to pay restitution to Zimmer’s family, the amount of which will be determined at a later date.

mlang@sltrib.com

Twitter: @Marissa_Jae




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