It was November of 2012 when Shields crossed over the center line and collided with Ronald Waite's minivan. Waite died at the scene of the Route 8 Union City crash.
Today in court, Shields admitted to driving while under the influence of fentanyl and marijuana. Shields faces up to 10 years behind bars.
His sentencing is scheduled for September 24 at 9 a.m.
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