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Man Going To Prison For DUI Crash Which Killed One Ventura County Student, Injured Two Others

A man has been sentenced to seven years in state prison after being convicted of a DUI related collision which killed a Ventura County high school student, and injured two others.

Prosecutors say Mario Arjon of Ventura was speeding near Rio Mesa High School in Oxnard when he slammed into a vehicle which had been slowing, and triggered a multi vehicle accident.

Rio Mesa student Fernando Buenrosto was fatally injured, and two classmates in his car were seriously injured. The students had been returning from a graduation party at Disneyland when they were hit.

CHP investigators say the 27 year old man who caused the accident had a blood alcohol level almost twice the legal limit at the time of the crash last June.