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Fabian Castellanos DUI Car Crash Tulare Road 92 Avenue 260

Fabian Castellanos DUI Car Crash Tulare Road 92 Avenue 260

Fabian Castellanos crash Tulare Road 92

Fabian Castellanos, 19, Killed in Tulare Crash Near Road 92 and Avenue 260

TULARE, CA (July 26, 2021) – Fabian Castellanos was killed after a DUI crash near Road 92 and Avenue 260 in Tulare.

The Tulare County Coroner’s Office identified the 19-year-old Visalia man as the victim of the fatal collision which took place on Saturday.

The incident happened on on July 24 when Fabian Castellanos was driving a pickup truck east on Road 92 in Tulare. At the same time, a Chevrolet Tahoe was going west.

The driver of the Chevrolet, 21-year-old Jerry Diaz Avila, swerved into oncoming traffic. The Tulare man then slammed head-on into the pickup truck on Road 92 near Avenue 260.

Jerry Diaz Avila, 21, Arrested For DUI

Fabian Castellanos ended up ejected from his car as a result of the Tulare crash. The California Highway Patrol said he died at the scene.

The Visalia Times Delta and Your Central Valley wrote that the accident took place on July 24 at about 10:45 p.m. A female passenger riding in the Tahoe sustained major injuries following the wreck.

Paramedics rushed the 19-year-old Hanford woman to a hospital for treatment. Meanwhile, CHP determined that Jerry Diaz Avila was under the influence of alcohol when he hit the other car.

Officers soon arrested and booked him into Tulare County Pretrial Facility on suspicion of DUI and felony vehicular manslaughter charges. They set his bail at $100,000.

CHP forced a portion of Road 92 near Avenue 260 to shut down for a time after the Tulare crash. The tragic collision is still under investigation.

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