LUBBOCK, Texas — Raymundo Miguel Gamboa was sentenced by a judge in Lubbock to 8 years in prison for the death of Jose Fraire. Gamboa, currently age 30, was charged with manslaughter for the January 1, 2020, crash at Slide Road and Marsha Sharp Freeway.

(Nexstar Media Group/ Staff)

A police report said Gamboa told authorities he was “racing” another vehicle when the crash occurred. He also admitted he had been drinking prior to the crash. A second police report stated an officer observed several alcohol bottles inside his vehicle. His blood alcohol level was tested at 0.180 – in excess of the Texas legal limit of 0.08.

After the crash officials had to track him down and extradite him from Anchorage, Alaska, according to a news release from Lubbock Police.

Gamboa will get jail credit of more than 600 days.