Justin Cavallo, 26, (pictured) struck and killed two Notre Dame University students in a drunk driving accident last year but was sentenced to only 60 days in jail on Thursday
The man who struck and killed two Notre Dame University students in a drunk driving accident last year will spend only a month in jail after prosecutors declined to charge him with the deaths.
Justin Cavallo, 26, was sentenced to 30 in jail and 30 days suspended - and 335 days of probation, a 60-day driver's license suspension and a $500 fine - on Thursday after pleading guilty two two misdemeanor charges for drunk driving.
Cavallo hit and killed Olivia Rojas and Valeria Espinel and seriously injured Eduardo Jose Elias Calderon before crashing into a nearby house in South Bend, Indiana, last October.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Espinel and Rojas were freshman students at at Notre Dame University and Calderon is a sophomore.
The victims' loved ones expressed outrage at the lenient sentence and have demanded that Cavallo face more serious charges in the crash.
Cavallo hit and killed Olivia Rojas (left) and Valeria Espinel (right) before crashing into a nearby house in South Bend, Indiana, last October
The victims' loved ones expressed outrage at the lenient sentence and have demanded that Cavallo face more serious charges in the crash that killed Rojas (left) and Espinel (right)
A fatal crash team report listed 'pedestrian actions' and 'alcoholic beverages' as contributing factors to the crash and listed 'pedestrian’s action' as the primary cause of the collision, the South Bend Tribune reported.
Court documents say Cavallo told investigators he was driving 30 mph at the time of the crash and admitted to drinking alcoholic beverages and blood test revealed his his blood alcohol content was 0.13.
An accident report said after the initial crash, a second vehicle hit Espinel while she was lying in the street.
The driver of the second vehicle, who