Woman Arrested; 41-Year-Old Man Pronounced Dead after DUI Crash near Esmar Road

MODESTO, CA (January 27, 2023) – Late Tuesday, Kayla Espinoza was arrested and Daniel Garcia was killed in a DUI accident on Service Road.

Officers received dispatch calls around 11:40 p.m., near Esmar Road on December 13th.

Per reports, a man was operating a personal mobility device along the road with no lights. There, the driver of a Toyota sedan that was traveling at 65 mph struck him.

Due to the extent of injuries sustained, medics pronounced 41-year-old Garcia dead at the scene.

Emergency crews closed off the surrounding area for a brief time during clearing operations. Following preliminary duties, police arrested 20-year-old Espinoza for driving under the influence of drugs.

At this time, an active investigation to determine further information is still currently underway. Once available, more details will be provided.

In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to the family of Daniel Garcia. May you find comfort and strength through the memories of your loved one.

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