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Two Sentenced for Felony Hit and Run in Waynesboro

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Two men are serving time after admitting they hit a pedestrian in Waynesboro and left the scene.

Victor Espinoza, 22, and Juan Gonzalez-Vasquez, 28, pleaded guilty to felony hit-and-run Wednesday in Waynesboro Circuit Court.

Espinoza admitted to driving the pickup truck that struck and killed 56-year-old Betty Wheeler last April while she was crossing Stuarts Draft Highway. 

Espinoza was sentenced to one year in jail.  Gonzalez-Vasquez, the passenger in the truck, was sentenced to six months.

Reported by Tara Todd

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