Irvine Man Pleads Not Guilty In Wreck That Killed Girl, 14
Austin Jeffery Farley entered the plea Wednesday on felony charges of murder and driving under the influence of alcohol in the crash early Sunday.
The 26-year-old Irvine man pleaded guilty in 2009 to misdemeanor drunken driving.
Prosecutors allege he made a left-hand turn against a red arrow and crashed into a sedan carrying four teenage girls who were being driven home from a birthday party by a parent.
Ashton Sweet died Tuesday of her injuries.
Another teen was severely injured but is expected to survive.
Authorities say that Farley had a blood-alcohol content of more than twice the legal limit after the crash.
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