7-year sentence for Shaini Elizabeth Davenport in Halloween night crash

LAKEWOOD, Colo. - A drunk driver will serve seven years in prison for a Halloween night crash that killed one person and injured several others.

Shaini Elizabeth Davenport was sentenced on Thursday to the seven years in the Department of Corrections for vehicular homicide. According to District Attorney's spokesman David Dechant, additional four-year sentences for the vehicular assault and contributing to the delinquency of a child will be served simultaneously.

The case stems from a Halloween night crash in 2012. Dechant says Davenport brought three friends to a party near 2nd and Union in Lakewood. She admitted to drinking while at the party.

After the party was broken up by Lakewood Police, Dechant says Davenport agreed to drive her friends and two young friends home.

The car hit the median on eastbound I-70 near Wadsworth Blvd., causing it to roll several times. Dechant says witnesses reported Davenport was speeding, at times faster than 90 mph.

Michelle Adams suffered serious head injuries in the crash and died later at the hospital. The other passengers were also injured.

Davenport's 270 jail sentence for the charge of careless driving resulting in serious bodily injury will be suspended if she completes 60 hours of public service during her parole. Dechant says the judge also ordered her to share her story about drunk driving with local students.

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