Jail for woman in deadly Adams Morgan crash


Chamica Adams, 24, injured two before crashing into a D.C. restaurant while driving drunk. One of the victims later died. (Anna Uhls/Washington Post)

Chamica Adams, 24, was given the sentence by D.C. Superior Court Judge Gerald I. Fisher. She pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in March.

Adams was arrested Sept. 8 after the 2007 Dodge Charger she was driving struck two women.

Julia Bachleitner, 26, a graduate student at Johns Hopkins University, died of her injuries six days later.

Authorities said Adams had a blood-alcohol level nearly twice the legal limit for driving in the District.

Keith Alexander covers crime, specifically D.C. Superior Court cases for The Washington Post. He has covered dozens of crime stories from Banita Jacks, the Washington woman charged with killing her four daughters, to the murder trial of slain federal intern Chandra Levy.
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