10-Year-Old and 8-Year-Old Fatally Struck in Deadly Porterville DUI Crash

PORTERVILLE, CA (June 29, 2021)Destiny and Katelyn Huanaco died Tuesday afternoon after Elizabeth Nungaray struck their vehicle.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the fatal crash happened around the afternoon of Tuesday, June 19. Per reports, Nungaray ran a red light and consequently struck a Dodge Journey.

As a result, the 10-year-old and 8-year-old girls, Destiny and Katelyn Huanaco both died at the scene. Meanwhile, rescuers rushed 4-year-old Sean Huanaco and 13-year-old Ashley Huanaco, their siblings, to Valley Children’s Hospital with major injuries.

Police later booked Elizabeth Nungaray into the Tulare County Jail on DUI and vehicular manslaughter charges.

Furthermore, the loved ones of the girls made a GoFundMe page to help the family during this hard time.

The attorneys at Sweet James would like to send their sincere condolences to the family and friends of Destiny and Katelyn Huanaco. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

At Sweet James, they help accident victims heal and recover by pursuing their cases from beginning to end. With them, the only thing you have to focus on is getting back on your feet, they take care of the rest. With over 20 years of experience, they can help you obtain the justice and compensation that you rightfully deserve. If you have lost a loved one in a wrongful death accident, call them at (800) 975-3435 for a free case evaluation. Moreover, you can click here to request a police report. They are here to help you and your family during these trying times.

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