NEW ORLEANS – The man behind the wheel of a speeding Lamborghini involved in a deadly crash has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide.
Thirty-two-year-old Jason Adams had a blood alcohol content of 0.11 when the Lamborghini he was driving as fast as 118 miles per hour slammed into a floodwall along Tchoupitoulas Street.
Twenty-three-year-old Kristi Lirette was killed in the crash.
Adams was scheduled to stand trial for Lirette’s death on May 8, but he entered a guilty plea on April 30.
He faces a sentence of between five and 30 years, according to the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office.
Lirette’s family has agreed to a sentence of 10 years, with five years suspended, in state prison and three years of supervised probation after his release.
Adams has a sentencing bond of $75,000, according to the DA’s office.