Two men charged in a hit-and-run crash in Tehachapi that killed a teen a year ago accepted plea deals on Monday.
Isaac Macias pleaded no contest to DUI manslaughter without gross negligence, and Ibrahim Gomes, a passenger in Macias' truck, pleaded no contest to hit and run causing death or permanent serious injury, court records show.
Macias faces four years in prison, the upper term for the count he pleaded to, and Gomes faces 180 days in jail, prosecutor Kim Richardson said. Macias was 20 and Gomes 19 at the time of the crash.
According to investigators, Macias struck and killed 14-year-old Leslie Elaine Balderrama on Oct. 10, 2015, as she walked along Highway 202 west of Sage Lane.
Macias told investigators the next day that he had been drinking and hit someone but he didn't remember much about it, court documents say.
Gomes told investigators he got out of the vehicle after they struck Balderrama and stood over her between 30 and 60 seconds.
"She didn't look like she got that messed up, " the documents say he told investigators.
Gomes got back in the truck and the two drove to Macias' residence. They didn't call 911 or notify law enforcement about the crash, the documents say.