Jockey's daughter sentenced to prison

October 8, 2008 2:50:04 PM PDT
The daughter of famed jockey Jose Santos was sentenced for a deadly drunk driving accident. The judge handed down the sentence of 3 to 9 years with at least six in state prison for now 21-year-old Sophia Santos.

Santos was convicted in the drunk driving death of Virginia Casazza-Urgo. The crash happened after the victims own birthday celebration.

Santos who was 20 at the time, blew a red light and slammed into the victims car. Santos did not have a license and was 3 times the legal limit from a combination of beer, wine and liquor, according to prosecutors.

Family members of the victim who were also in the car were not happy with the sentencing feeling Santos deserved a stiffer sentence.

STORY BY: Eyewitness News reporter Emily Smith

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