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Oregon Man Pleads Guilty in Fatal Accident

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UMATILLA COUNTY, Ore. -- An Oregon man admits he's the one who caused an accident that killed four people last October 19th.

47 year old John Carlgren from Carlton pleaded guilty Thursday to four counts of manslaughter and one count of driving under the influence of intoxicants. His blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit after his pick-up hit a car from behind on I-84 east of pendleton. Carlgren had four prior DUI convictions.

Carlgren could get decades in prison when he's sentenced July 24th.