Passenger Killed in Suspected DUI Crash on Glendora Avenue

WEST COVINA, CA (April 25, 2023) – Early Sunday morning, a DUI crash on Valinda Avenue leads to the arrest of Jose Felix Tamayo-Juarez.

The incident happened at around 12:05 a.m., at the intersection of Valinda Avenue and Glendora Avenue.

According to reports, police responded to a single-vehicle crash. Upon arrival, police located a vehicle in the flood channel. The vehicle was occupied by two people.

First responders declared the passenger inside the vehicle dead at the scene. However, their identity has not yet been released to the public.

Meanwhile, officers arrested the driver, 24-year-old Jose Felix Tamayo-Juarez of Victorville for suspected DUI and vehicular manslaughter.

Reports also stated that Tamayo-Juarez sustained minor injuries from the crash.

At this time, he is currently being held at West Covina Jail in $100,000 bail.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The Sweet James team sends their deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of the victim.

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