Del. man sentenced for crash that killed 2

June 24, 2008 4:44:15 AM PDT
A Delaware man has been sentenced to 4 years and 2 months in prison for causing the deaths of a two motorcyclists in a drunk driving accident.

At his sentencing hearing Monday, 68-year-old Frederick Stickel of New Castle apologized to the families of the crash victims and to his own family. Stickel was convicted by a jury on two counts of second-degree vehicular homicide, driving under the influence and driving without proof of insurance.

The crash last September on Route 273 killed 31-year-old Luis Coreano of New Castle and 30-year-old Jose Baez, of Bethlehem, Pa. Stickel was driving an SUV that pulled in front of the two motorcycles. His blood alcohol level was 0.108 -- the legal limit in Delaware is 0.08.

Information from: The (Wilmington, Del.) News Journal,