SANTA FE (KRQE) - The drunken driver who caused the deadly crash that became the rallying point for New Mexico's attack on DWI will not get a new trial.
On Tuesday the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Gordon House's claim that he was convicted because prosecutors got a change of venue to eliminate Native Americans from the jury pool.
House, who is a Navajo, is serving 22 years for killing an Albuquerque mother and her three daughters in a crash on Christmas Eve 1992. House was driving the wrong way on Interstate 40 in Albuquerque.
His blood-alcohol level was more than twice the presumed intoxication level.
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