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On March 4, Dominic Devin Carratt, 20, of Dana Point was sentenced to four years in state prison for causing a rollover car crash that killed a bicyclist on April 29, 2014, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office.
Carratt pleaded guilty on Feb. 9. He was convicted of felony vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence while intoxicated and driving with a blood alcohol content of .08 or more causing bodily injury with a sentencing enhancement.
The incident occurred on Pacific Coast Highway in Dana Point near the intersection of Shoreline Drive. Carratt was speeding southbound when he struck a bicyclist, 39-year-old Haitham Gamal, dragging him 500 feet before crashing his vehicle at the intersection of Golden Lantern Drive.
Carratt and the passenger he was riding with were taken to a hospital after sustaining minor injuries. Carratt was arrested July 8, 2015.
Carratt was also ordered to pay restitution and his license will be suspended for three years after he is released.