Man who drove drunk with person through windshield gets prison

Marcos Ortega was sentenced to seven years for the death of Kenneth Moeller.

Marcos Ortega was sentenced to seven years for the death of Kenneth Moeller. (6/25/15)

LITTLE EGG HARBOR - A man who police say was found driving drunk with a person halfway through his windshield was sentenced today to seven years in prison.

A judge sentenced Marcos Ortega, of Little Egg harbor, in the 2014 death of Kenneth Moeller.

Police say Ortega hit Moeller on Route 9 but kept driving with him stuck through the windshield for more than a mile before police pulled him over.

An officer responding to reports of an erratic driver saw what appeared to be a person lying on the hood of a vehicle. The officer stopped the vehicle and approached it and saw the victim lodged halfway through the windshield.

Moeller lived in Lanoka Harbor. He died a week later. He was 61.

Associated Press wire reports contributed to this article.

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