Passenger Killed, Driver Arrested after DUI Accident on Road 132

ORANGE COVE, CA (March 3, 2022) – Early Monday morning, Yesenia Corona was arrested after a fatal DUI rollover crash on Avenue 450.

The incident happened around 2:00 a.m., near Avenue 450 and Road 132.

Per reports, Corona was driving a vehicle and failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway. As a result, she lost control and veered off the road. The vehicle rolled over before coming to rest on its roof into a nearby dry canal.

Despite life-saving efforts, medical personnel pronounced the passenger dead at the scene. Meanwhile,  paramedics transported 20-year-old Corona of Dinuba, to an area hospital.

During preliminary investigations, Orange Cove officials found beer bottles and drug paraphernalia inside the damaged vehicle.

Officers believed that drug use played a factor in the incident. As a result, Yesenia Corona was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

During this devastating time, the team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased victim.

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