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A Butte County woman entered a plea in court today regarding a deadly head-on crash off Highway 32, east of Meridian Road last September.

Posted: Jun. 7, 2018 9:54 PM

Butte County, Calif.-- District Attorney Mike Ramsey say 69-year-old Christine Rowe plead no contest to a felony count of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.

This count stems from a head-on crash on Highway 32 in September of last year. The crash left 22-year-old Luis Saucedo, of Corning, dead.

District Attorney Mike Ramsey says Rowe's blood taken at the hospital that night revealed a blood alcohol content of point .18%, more than twice the legal limit.

Rowe will be sentenced in August.

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