The 27-year-old man accused of killing a young Denver lawyer in an October hit-and-run collision pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to illegally reentering the U.S. after being deported to Honduras in 2007.

Norlan Estrada-Reyes was sentenced to the 45 days he had already served, but will be taken into custody by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement upon his release in the federal case.

Federal prosecutors had asked that Estrada-Reyes, who was twice arrested in Denver before the crash that killed 28-year-old Karina Pulec — including for suspicion of driving under the influence — be sentenced to four months in prison.

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