San Antonio man charged with intoxication manslaughter sentenced 8 years in prison

Sergio Vasquez convicted of fatally striking 20-year-old man in 2020

Sergio Vasquez, 50, is charged with intoxication manslaughter in the death of Wayne Willett. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – A man charged with intoxication manslaughter was sentenced to eight years in prison on Tuesday.

Sergio Vasquez took a plea deal in the case.

Vasquez is convicted of striking 20-year-old Wayne Willett in the 13400 block of Nacogdoches Road in November 2020.

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Willett was on his way to a job interview when Vasquez ran a red light, hitting him.

Vasquez’s blood alcohol level at the time was .26, more than three times the legal limit of .08.

Vasquez was sentenced in the 226th District Court and is eligible for parole after serving four years.

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