Man pleads guilty in drunk driving crash that killed couple, unborn child - KMOV.com

Man pleads guilty in drunk driving crash that killed couple, unborn child

(KMOV) -- The man charged in a drunk driving accident that killed a newly married couple has accepted a plea deal.

Prosecutors say Donald Canterbery was drunk when he crashed into a vehicle that Adam Zimmer and his pregnant wife Lindsey were in.

In exchange for a guilty plea, Canterbery agreed to a 28-year prison sentence.

Canterbery pled guilty to two counts of Aggravated Driving with a Blood Alcohol Level of .08 or more which Results in a Death, four counts of Aggravated Driving with a Blood Alcohol Level of .08 or more causing Great Bodily Harm and one count of Reckless Homicide of an Unborn Child.

The accident happened on Route 111 near Fairmont City, Illinois.

Police estimate Canterbery was driving his Corvette at 151 miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour zone.

Just a week before the crash Canterbery received probation and a fine for a DUI crash.

A News 4 Investigation also found at least three prior drunk driving offenses from other states.

Canterbery is required to serve at least 23 years of his sentence.

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