LOS BANOS, Calif. — A California teen has pleaded no contest to charges she was driving drunk while livestreaming the crash that killed her younger sister.
The Fresno Bee reported Tuesday that 19-year-old Obdulia Sanchez pleaded no contest to gross vehicular manslaughter, drunken driving and child endangerment charges along with several enhancements.
Sanchez was driving a car that veered onto the shoulder of a road on July 21 in central California.
Authorities say she overcorrected, causing the vehicle to swerve and overturn, ejecting and killing her 14-year-old sister.
Prosecutors say Sanchez livestreamed on Instagram while driving and the video shows her taking her hands from the steering wheel.
The recording shows her after the crash, leaning over her lifeless sister.
She entered her plea in Merced County Superior Court, about 120 miles (193 kilometers) south of San Francisco.
Information from: The Fresno Bee, http://www.fresnobee.com