Former UCF student found guilty and convicted of DUI manslaughter

A 23-year-old former UCF student was sentenced to 18 months in prison Nov. 20 after killing a 19-year-old UCF student while driving under the influence.

Malcolm barnes pled no contest in an Orange County court for DUI manslaughter charges he faced from an accident in October 2006.

barnes was driving on the wrong side of Alafaya Trail between State Road 50 and University Boulevard near UCF when he hit Andrew Brannon, who was on a motorcycle, head-on, said Cpl. Diane Riberdy of Florida Highway Patrol.

Brannon, despite wearing a helmet, died at the scene, said Riberdy, who was the first deputy to arrive at the scene.

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