Driver in fatal hit-and-run crash gets prison time
DES MOINES (AP) — A driver who caused a fatal hit-and-run crash in Des Moines has been sentenced to five years in prison.
Television station KCCI reports that 21-year-old Ray Alexander Sangster was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty in August to leaving the scene of a crash causing death.
Police say Sangster was behind the wheel on April 6 when he hit 37-year-old Constantino Ayala as Ayala was crossing Southwest 9th Street. Police say they found Ayala unconscious in the road and bleeding. He suffered multiple broken bones in the crash.