Authorities say the CHP officer was riding at least 69 mph on his department motorcycle when he hit and killed a man walking in lanes of Del Amo Boulevard.
Before being sentenced, the driver pleaded no contest to one count of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.
The pedestrian died at the scene, and the CHP officer was also injured seriously in the October 2019 crash, officials said.
A Long Beach teen pleaded not guilty yesterday to multiple felony and misdemeanor charges in connection with a car crash that killed one person and injured another in Torrance this week.
A Long Beach man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly driving under the influence in Compton late May and striking a pedestrian who died over a month later, according to authorities.
A Torrance Transit bus driver was found guilty of misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter for the 2012 death of a pedestrian in Long Beach.
Faapuna “Mac” Manu was a young man deeply loved by his family, neighbors and everyone who knew him. Since he was killed by a drunk driver last December, his family has continued the fight to have the man responsible put behind bars.