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Byline: Bill McKelway
Apr. 3--A 16-year-old Deep Run High School student charged in a fatal New Year's Day crash should stand trial as a juvenile, a Henrico County judge ruled yesterday. The ruling dramatically reduces the youth's possible sentence. The decision, which will be appealed by the county prosecutor's office, means that Sarah Ann Haislip could re- main under the control of the state Department of Juvenile Justice Services until she is 21, according to her lawyer, Theodore D. Bruns.
"We think it was a fair decision," Bruns said yesterday, after Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judge Richard S. Wallerstein Jr. said he was moved by letters of support for Haislip, her lack of a juvenile record and success as an athlete and student. Haislip, who wept throughout much of the …