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CHOWCHILLA — Police have announced the arrest of a man on suspicion of driving drunk and causing a fatal traffic collision earlier this month.
Just after 8:30 PM on Friday, November 8, officers responded to a reported collision between a Chevy truck and a Suzuki Forenza at North 5th Street and Ventura Avenue.
Police say several of the occupants in the Suzuki sustained moderate to severe injuries. One of the occupants, a juvenile female, later died.
Further investigation determined that the driver of the Chevy, 24-year-old Marcos Torres of Chowchilla, had been driving intoxicated.
He was arrested and booked on suspicion of felony driving under the influence and vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.
Felony DUI, manslaughter charges for man involved in fatal traffic collision was last modified: November 19th, 2019 by