Ogulcan Atakoglu Sentenced to 12 Years in Crash that Killed 3 Family Members in Bethesda (VIDEOS)

Olgucan Atakoglu

Ogulcan Atakoglu

It was an emotional day in court as Judge Mary Beth McCormick sentenced a 21 year old Ogulcan Atakoglu to 12 years behind bars on Friday for killing a family of 3 in Bethesda.

Atakoglu pleaded guilty to three counts of vehicular manslaughter for a collision that happened on Feb. 27. He was driving down River Road in his 2016 BMW at 116 MPH when he struck a 2016 Chevrolet Volt, operated by Michael Buarque De Macedo.

Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy and Atakoglu’s attorney, David Felsen, held a news conference following the sentencing.

You can watch the news conference below:

 

Mitti Hicks

About Mitti Hicks

Mitti Hicks is a multimedia journalist and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media. She is passionate about telling stories that impact our community and may be reached at MHicks@mymcmedia.org and on Twitter @mittimegan.

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