Man Killed, Woman Run Over in Tower District (Updated)
FRESNO, Calif. (Feb. 7, 2024) – A suspected DUI driver ran over a man and woman early Wednesday morning in front of a Dollar Tree store on Fern Avenue in Fresno’s Tower District.
The Fresno Police Department responded to the parking lot at Fern and Maroa avenues. A 911 call came in at around 1:35 a.m. on Feb. 7th reporting two people were hit by a driver, Your Central Valley news reports.
Cameron Aguilar, 25, was allegedly driving under the influence when her Ford Fiesta reportedly veered off the roadway. The vehicle struck two people who were in the north parking lot in front of the Dollar Tree store.
Investigators working on the case stated the adult male victim sustained major injuries and died at the scene and the woman was transported to Community Regional Medical Center. The female victim, possibly named Jasmin, was listed in critical condition at Community Regional Medical Center.
Officials have not released the names and ages of the victims, but authorities did confirm they were homeless individuals. Some friends identified the man as Edward Austin, but that has not been officially confirmed.
Police reportedly arrested the female driver for the Fresno accident in the Dollar Tree parking lot.
She faces multiple charges including gross vehicle manslaughter, driving above the legal alcohol limit causing death, intoxicated driving causing death, and a felony for causing great bodily injury.
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