Woman gets life sentence for chase that killed boy

PASADENA — A La Puente woman was sentenced to 22-years to life in prison on Monday for causing a car crash that killed a 3-year-old boy.

Sara Olivia Bravo was in a stolen car with police chasing her on Dec. 11, 2005 when she ran a red light in Arcadia and smashed into the boy’s car.

The collision occurred at Del Mar Boulevard and Altadena Drive.

A jury convicted her in January of second-degree murder, gross vehicular manslaughter, evading police and auto theft, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. The jury also found true enhancements for causing the death of a child under 5.

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