SENTENCING IN FATAL CRASH NETS LARGE PRISON TERM

A Somers Point man was sentenced to 29 years in prison for his involvement in a 2011 fatal crash. Antonio Vargas was previously convicted of all counts against him, including the vehicular homicide and aggravated manslaughter of Kevin Botta, 33, of Somers Point. Additionally, Vargas was sentenced to thousands of dollars in fines and a lifetime suspension of his driver’s license. Vargas becomes eligible for parole from state prison in 22 years and one month.