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December 14, 2012 9:03 AM

Court date set for Paso Robles man charged in 2012 New Year's crash that killed teen passenger

Police said Eric Luth, 21, was driving under the influence around 3 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2012 when he attempted to pass another vehicle on Linne Road in Paso Robles. As he was trying to pass the slower vehicle, he crashed into an oak tree. One of his passengers, Lester Lara, 19, a Cuesta College student from Paso Robles, was thrown from the vehicle, which landed on him.

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