DUI Crash on Lebec Service Road Resulted in Injuries and Fatality

LEBEC, CA (September 1, 2022) – Saturday, Tony Ray Charles III died, while 2 others sustained injuries after a DUI crash on Lebec Service Road.

The incident happened on August 27th, at around 7:11 P.M. in the area of Fort Tejon area.

According to reports, CHP responded to a car crash report and found an overturned Toyota on the right shoulder.

Emergency crews arrived and located Charles dead at the scene. Meanwhile, paramedics took two other injured victims, 18-year-old Deleah Johnson and 18-year-old Erica Hayden, to Kern Medical for treatment.

Afterward, police arrested Johnson, the driver, after she received treatment at the hospital. She was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI.

Lebec Police urge anyone who has information to reach out to the CHP Fort Tejon Area office at (661) 248-6655 and request to speak with Officer Jason Lachausse.

The team at Sweet James would like to extend their sympathies to the loved ones of Tony Ray Charles III. May you find comfort and strength during this time.

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