An Orange County, Calif. jury today convicted a man involved in a 2009 car crash that killed TapouT co-founder Charles “Mask” Lewis.
Jeffrey David Kirby, 53, faces a maximum of 13 years in prison on one felony count of vehicular manslaughter by unlawful act with gross negligence while intoxicated. He faced sentencing enhancements for causing great bodily injury.
That’s according to a release issued today by the Orange County District Attorney’s Office.
Kirby’s sentencing takes place Feb. 4 at the Central Justice Center in Santa Ana, Calif.
The releases states Kirby was speeding his 1977 Porsche alongside Lewis’ 2004 Ferrari in the wee hours of March 11, 2009, when he lost control of his car and hit Lewis. Lewis’ car crashed into a cement light pole and was torn in half.
Kirby briefly stopped his car but then fled the scene. A Newport Beach Police officer witnessed the crash and…
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