Wednesday, 08 August 2018 14:46

Castine man sentenced for crash that killed friend

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CASTINE - A Castine man will serve a year and a half in jail for a crash that killed his friend.

Frank Spinazola, 56, pleaded no contest to manslaughter and was ordered to serve 18 months of a five-year sentence.


Authorities say he was intoxicated in November of 2016 when he crashed an SUV.


Ronald Blakeman was killed in the crash and Spinazola's wife was injured.


Spinazola also pleaded no contest to criminal operating under the influence.