Debra Pendzick, of Center Moriches, sentenced to probation for crash that killed SCCC student

Debra Pendzick pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide and driving while impaired by prescription drugs. (3/22/14)

WOODBURY - A Center Moriches woman has been sentenced to five years of probation for driving under the influence of drugs and causing a crash that killed a college student.

Debra Pendzick pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide and driving while impaired by prescription drugs.

She crashed into a car driven by 20-year-old Imran Rehman, a Suffolk County Community College student from Centereach, in May 2012.

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Both Pendzick's and Rehman's family tell Newsday that they agree with the sentence.

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