New York: Dr. James Corasanti will learn his sentence in DWI killing of Alix Rice; Judge can consider his prior DWI guilty plea


BUFFALO, NY– Dr. James Corasanti will be sentenced Thursday morning in Erie County Court in connection with the accident that killed teenager Alix Rice.
Rice, 18, was struck and killed by Dr. Corasanti’s vehicle while she was riding her longboard on Heim Road last year.
Corasanti was convicted by a jury of misdemeanor DWI and found not guilty of the most serious charges against him, including vehicular manslaughter.
Dr. James Corasanti will stand before Erie County Court Judge DiTullio for his sentence and will have an opportunity to make a statement. But, before he hears the Judge Sheila DiTullio’s sentence, the parents of Alix Rice plan to speak.  ….MORE