Man who killed teen in drunk driving accident sentenced to 13 years in prison

Alexander Kuehnle, second on the left
Alexander Kuehnle, second on the left

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A man who pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular assault and two counts aggravated vehicular homicide will serve 13 years behind bars.

Alexander Kuehnle, 23, admitted to those charges in court last November. Police say Kuehnle was drunk when he hit and killed Rachel Barnett, 18, on SR 125 in Anderson Township during a head-on collision in May 2011. Barnett's passenger, David Gillian, was injured.

13 years was the maximum sentence he could have been given.

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