ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Bernadette Etsitty pled guilty to vehicular homicide for a crash that killed 18-year-old Roxana Saenz in 2020. Etsitty admitted to officers that she had downed a twelve-pack of beer before getting the wheel. Etistty was going more than 60 miles per hour in a 40-mile-per-hour zone when she slammed into Saenz’s car on Candelaria near Girard.
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Etistty’s blood alcohol turned out to be around twice the legal limit. She faces up to twelve years in prison when she is sentenced.