Barba pleads guilty in hit and run

Sebastian Barba, who spent more than a decade as a fugitive after a Westbury hit-and-run crash that left an 80-year-old retired teacher dead, is heading to prison to pay for his 2001 crime. Barba pleaded guilty to assault and leaving the scene of the fatal accident before a judge in Mineola sentenced him to 12 years in prison on March 18, 2014. (Credit: Jim Staubitser and Howard Schnapp)

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