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Teen gets 10 years in double fatal crash, loses license for life

James Walker (Provided by the Hamilton County jail) James Walker (Provided by the Hamilton County jail)
Scene of Dec. 5 crash at Finneytown Mower Shop (FOX19 NOW/file) Scene of Dec. 5 crash at Finneytown Mower Shop (FOX19 NOW/file)
Finneytown Mower Shop remains boarded up today. The owner services customers out of his residence. (FOX19 NOW/Jessica Brown) Finneytown Mower Shop remains boarded up today. The owner services customers out of his residence. (FOX19 NOW/Jessica Brown)
SPRINGFIELD TWP, OH (FOX19) - The teen who led police on a car chase that crashed into a business late last year, resulting in the death of his two passengers, pleaded guilty Thursday and was sentenced to 10 years in prison.

James Walker, 19, also lost his driver's license for life. 

Walker was fleeing Springfield Township police when his vehicle plowed into the Finneytown Mower Shop on West North Bend Road early Dec. 5.

The building collapsed on top of his car, killing his friends Demarco S. Learly, 17, and Decter Hudson, 18.

Walker managed to crawl out and was taken into custody at gunpoint behind the building.

Five months later, the business has not been rebuilt.

The roof is still gone and there's metal siding all around the building to secure it and keep people out.

Owner Gary Wagner said a couple months ago, some people looted the work site as they tried to rebuild. The suspects stole copper pipes, tools, 

and damaged what was left of the building.

Now Wagner currently is servicing customers out of his residence.

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