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Trial set for wreck that killed teen
Three other passengers also injured
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The trial has been set for a teen who killed a passenger when his vehicle slammed into a tree while he was allegedly off-roading in a field off Vervilla Road last year.The driver, Ramiro R. Ibarra, now 20, has been scheduled for a jury trial Oct. 29-31. An extra day was added to what was originally expected to be a two-day trial after it was revealed several experts are scheduled to testify.Ibarra is charged with vehicular homicide, both by intoxication and recklessness, for the death of 17-year-old high school senior Ashlyn Barnes. She was a front-seat passenger when his 1988 Chevy Blazer ran head-on into a tree near a creek bank off Vervilla Road.Ibarra is also charged with reckless endangerment with a motor vehicle, reckless aggravated assault and possession of marijuana.