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Man sentenced to 10 years in fatal Naperville crash

Published: Thursday, May 30, 2013 10:27 a.m. CST
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Michael Moreno, 32, of Plainfield, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for causing a fatal DUI-related crash that killed a Lombard man in 2012.

LOMBARD – Michael Moreno, 32, of Plainfield, was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for causing a fatal crash during the spring of 2012 that killed Gerald Puglise of Lombard.

Moreno was found guilty of two counts of aggravated driving under the influence of drugs involving death, one count of aggravated leaving the scene of an accident involving death and one count of disorderly conduct in March.

On June 13, 2012, Moreno was involved in an incident of road rage with another vehicle when he turned southbound into oncoming traffic onto River Road from Ogden Avenue in Naperville. He hit Puglise, who was riding a motorcycle, and left the scene.

Puglise died at the scene of the crash.

Moreno will be required to serve more than seven years of his sentence before being eligible for parole.

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