UPDATE: Downstate Man Sentenced for Drunk Driving, Causing a Dea - Northern Michigan's News Leader

UPDATE: Downstate Man Sentenced for Drunk Driving, Causing a Deadly Accident

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In this update, a downstate man who caused a deadly drunk driving crash is going to prison.

The head-on crash happened on Alba Highway near Tobias Road last November.

4 people were hospitalized.

Thomas Altobelli, of Macomb county, crossed the center line and hit a van.

Diane Shafer and her husband were inside.

Diane later died from her injuries.

A judge sentenced Altobelli to spend at least 3 years in prison.

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A downstate man is charged for driving drunk and causing a death after an accident in Antrim County nearly three months ago.

The head on crash happened on Alba Highway near Tobias Road on November 23rd.

It hospitalized four people, one of them later died.

Court records show Thomas Altobelli of Macomb County crossed the center line and hit the van that Diane Shafer and her Husband from Central Lake were in.

Diane Shafer died in December.

Altobelli is also charged with driving drunk and causing injury.

 

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