Man guilty of fatal DWI crash sentenced to prison


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A drunk driver who caused a deadly crash after leaving Sandia Casino was sentenced to four years in prison Thursday.

Anselmo Diaz was driving in 2015 after security escorted him and his friends out and told them to leave the Casino.

Diaz hit a pole and flipped the car. His passenger died.

Diaz had pleaded guilty to a DWI the month before the crash and was out on bond. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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