Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The Binghamton woman convicted of driving drunk and killing three people in 2011 could spend up to nine years in state prison.
Jaclyn Wesley, 25, of Binghamton was sentence three to nine years for vehicular manslaughter on Wednesday in Broome County Court.
She was found guilty of three counts of vehicular manslaughter, driving while intoxicated and driving with a blood alcohol level greater than 0.08 in September.
Wesley was sentence to one year in the Broome County jail for driving with a blood alcohol level greater than 0.08, and one year for driving while intoxicated.
Judge Joseph Cawley said all sentences will be served at the same time.
In May 2011, she was driving on Interstate 88 in the Town of Fenton when her SUV went off the road and into the Chenango River.
All three passengers were killed, she was the only survivor.
The bodies of 39-year-old Carri Michalski, 25-year-old Robert Moorehead and 45-year-old Robert Marshall were later recovered from the Chenango River.
Wesley's lawyer, Ben Bergman, filed a notice to appeal in court on Wednesday. Bergman said he is filing for Wesley to be released from jail until her appeal goes through. That court appearance was scheduled for Friday, Jan. 31 at 9:30 am.
Wesley was taken to the Broome County Jail.