LAKE FOREST, California (Oct. 3, 2016) —- Jose Barraza-Soto, 40, was killed in a collision Saturday morning involving a DUI driver on Alton Parkway at Towne Centre Drive, according to the Orange County Sheriff-Coroner.
The crash took place about 2:18 a.m. between a Ford F-150 pickup truck and a Hyundai car.
The Hyundai and pickup truck collided causing the pickup to overturn. The driver of the pickup truck identified as Barraza-Soto was killed.
The driver of the Hyundai and a passenger who was in the pickup truck were taken to a hospital for treatment.
The reports do not state which driver was allegedly impaired or if there were any arrests made.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Department is heading up the investigation into liability for the fatal crash.
Orange County Car Accidents
There were 165 people killed and 13,837 injured in 2013 Orange County traffic accidents, according to the California Highway Patrol’s Statewide integrated Traffic Report. In Lake Forest, 2 people were killed and 168 people were injured in crashes including one death and 18 injuries in crashes involving alcohol, the CHP statistics report said.
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