Driver in Thursday's fatal Hwy. 33 crash pleads guilty

Bill Warner, Ojai Valley News reporter
The driver involved in a fiery crash April 9 on Highway 33 has pleaded guilty to felony charges of vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, according to Ventura County court records. Edward Virgilio, 32, of Ventura entered the plea Wednesday in Ventura County Superior Court.
"It was an early guilty plea in this stage of the criminal proceedings and he expressed remorse through his attorney in court," explained Venutra County Deputy District Attorney Erik Nasarenko, who had handled the case.

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