Brian Webb sentenced for July 2012 collision that killed Robin Vaughn
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VISTA, Calif. - A Murrieta man who drove his pickup truck the wrong way on Interstate 15 while drunk, causing a collision that killed a 60-year-old motorcyclist and father of five, was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years to life in prison.
Brian Joseph Webb II, 35, pleaded guilty last month to gross vehicular manslaughter in the death of Robin Vaughn.
As part of his plea, the defendant admitted he has two prior Riverside County DUI convictions from 2000 and 2007.
Webb was driving his truck at about 12:30 p.m. on July 28, 2012, when he entered northbound I-15 the wrong way from the northbound Del Lago off-ramp and struck Vaughn's Harley-Davidson head-on, according to authorities. Vaughn, a retired neurophysiologist and grandfather of 15, died at the scene.
Deputy District Attorney Kelly Mok said Webb's blood-alcohol level was 0.32 percent, nearly four times the legal limit for driving in California.
At the time of the collision, prosecutors were reviewing possible charges against Webb after his arrest on July 5, 2012 for allegedly driving under the influence. Webb had also been arrested on June 22, 2012, in Riverside County on suspicion of drunken driving, Mok said.
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