Cody Dan, who was 19 years old at the time of the accident in 2012, has been sentenced to two years less a day in Supreme Court.
Dan also received 12 months probation and a three-year driving prohibition.
Dan also pled guilty to one count of Taking a Motor Vehicle without Consent.
Charges of Impaired Driving and Driving While over .08 were stayed.
RCMP were called to a single-vehicle accident on the Nazko Highway back in August of 2012.
Police say they found the vehicle in the ditch fully engulfed in flames near Long Road.
A 17-year-old passenger, Larry Laurent from Prince George, was pronounced dead at the scene.
– with files from George Henderson, My Cariboo Now