SACRAMENTO (CBS/AP) — A Sacramento man who was high on nitrous oxide when he crashed his SUV into a car, killing two people, has pleaded guilty and faces nearly 10 years in prison.

Michael Dean Sharp entered pleas to two counts of vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and to a third charge of felony drunk driving causing great bodily injury.

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The Sacramento County prosecutor said Thursday that the 22-year-old man will likely be sentenced to nine years and eight months in prison when he was sentenced next month.

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Investigators said Sharp was driving his Ford Explorer and had inhaled nitrous oxide just before the January crash that killed 37-year-old Christopher Stephen Ohlander Martell and his 32-year-old brother Robert Todd Ohlander.

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