Geiger was seriously injured and was hospitalized for two months after the crash. Prosecutors said blood testing after the crash showed Geiger#8217;s blood-alcohol concentration was .07 percent, just below the legal limit for driving, and he had marijuana breakdown products in his system.
On Thursday in Orange County Court, Judge Craig Brown sentenced Geiger to the three-to-nine term recommended by the Orange County District Attorney’s Office.
GOSHEN #8211; A judge sentenced a driver to three to nine years in prison on Thursday for a car crash that killed the man’s passenger.
Andras Geiger, 24, of Hungary, pleaded guilty in October to second-degree manslaughter, a felony, in the March 4 crash that killed Mihaly Kvascka, 37, of Cornwall.
Second-degree manslaughter carries a maximum sentence of five to 15 years in prison.