Man pleads guilty in fatal car wreck

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A man facing DWI and involuntary manslaughter charges after a fatal wreck in south Charlotte will spend at least a year behind bars.

Bairon Sandoval, 24, pleaded guilty to the charges Thursday.

He was the driver of the truck that hit a patch of ice and ran into a tree on Tyvola Road in February, killing 20-year-old Tatiana Rivera.

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