POMONA (CBSLA.com) — Authorities Friday said a 21-year-old woman, who was convicted of gross vehicular manslaughter, has been sentenced to six years in state prison.

Raelene Marie Martinez of Ontario entered a no contest plea to charges of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and DUI causing injury, among others.

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The accusations stem from the April 2013, death of 19-year-old Sarena Vargas. Vargas was seated in the back of Martinez’s car at the time of the accident.

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office said in a written statement that the fatal accident occurred after Martinez, who had been drinking at a party in Pomona, left and got behind the wheel of a vehicle. She had four others with her.

The statement indicated that at some point, she and a person in the front passenger seat began arguing.

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The prosecutor said, “At that point, Martinez took her hands off the steering wheel and began hitting the front passenger,” according to the statement.

The vehicle eventually hit a curb, and struck two other cars that were parked before it flipped over.

Vargas was ejected from the car and died at the scene, the statement indicated.

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During Friday’s sentencing, authorities said Martinez was also ordered to pay restitution to Vargas’ family as well as the victim’s compensation board.