A Wilder woman convicted of vehicular manslaughter after rolling her car and killing her passenger was released from jail Thursday.
Amanda Contreras Rodriguez, 33, spent a year in the Canyon County Jail after pleading guilty in 2014 to charges stemming from the July 2013 crash.
Rodriguez crashed her Honda car after driving about 90 mph on a closed off stretch of Orchard Avenue in Caldwell on July 6, 2013. Police said she was under the influence of methamphetamine and registered a blood alcohol level of .04 percent, half the level of intoxication for a motorist in Idaho.
Manual Cortez, a passenger in the car, died in the wreck.
Rodriguez admitted to police officers investigating the crash that she was speeding, but told them she didn’t know how fast she was going. She said she did not see warning signs that said the road was closed.
Rodriguez filed a motion in April seeking to have her sentence reduced, but Canyon County District Judge Molly Huskey denied the motion.