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Jury selection begins in alleged 2007 DUI crash

June 21, 2010 2:11:51 PM PDT
Jury selection began Monday in the trial of an Aurora woman charged in the 2007 fatal crash that killed five teenagers from Oswego High School.Sandra Vasquez, 26, is accused reckless homicide and drunk driving. Vasquez gave eight teens a ride in her car after a party, but she lost control and slammed into a utility pole in Oswego.

The first 150 potential jurors are in court Monday. The second set of 150 potential jurors will be summoned to the Kendall County Courthouse Tuesday.

Opening statements could start as soon as Wednesday. Vasquez is currently free on bond.


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