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Freeport man sentenced in fatal DWI crash

A Freeport man will serve seven to 14 years in prison for driving drunk and causing a crash that killed a Port Washington woman and injured her teenage passenger last September, a Nassau judge has ruled.

Kevin Allen, 45, pleaded guilty in May to aggravated vehicular homicide and aggravated driving while intoxicated, both felonies. He was sentenced Wednesday by Judge William Donnino.

"With blood alcohol at more than twice the legal limit, this tragedy was inevitable the moment Kevin Allen chose to get behind the wheel," said Nassau District Attorney Kathleen Rice.

Rice said Allen was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Suburban north on Main Street in Freeport when he crashed into the left side of a 2003 BMW heading west on Woodside Avenue driven by TeAirra Bunn. Bunn, 24, was pronounced dead at the scene and her passenger, a 15-year-old boy, suffered a shoulder injury, prosecutors said.

Allen's blood-alcohol content level was at .19 percent more than two hours after the crash, prosecutors said. The legal limit is .08 percent.

Allen's attorney, Andrew Monteleone, of Mineola, said he hopes the end of the legal case will be a relief to Bunn's family. "Hopefully, the sentence will provide some sense of closure to the family during this terrible time," he said.

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