Man sentenced to 10 years for 2018 crash that killed mother of two

  • Kembel

  • Trina Walker poses with her young children. (Courtesy of Facebook/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • Friends and family of Trina Walker express their desire for justice Wednesday at the sentencing hearing for Austin Kembel. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

In an emotionally charged courtroom, a 10-year jail sentence was handed down Wednesday to a Kona man who pleaded no contest earlier this year to first-degree negligent homicide stemming from a 2018 crash that killed a 41-year-old mother of two.