The incident took place at roughly 8:00 p.m. on Dry Creek Road when the driver of a vehicle ID’d as Danny Franklin, 33, of Lakewood, lost control and crashed his vehicle.
Franklin’s passenger, a 23-year-old man identified as Layton Cesario, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
California Highway Patrol officials determined that Franklin was under the influence while he was behind the wheel leading up to the collision. The 33-year-old man who sustained moderate injuries was arrested and faces charges.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the victim as they search for peace and comfort.
Losing a loved one suddenly is devastating for any family to endure, especially when that loved one’s life is taken as a result of someone else’s negligence. The loss is immeasurable. At Johnson Attorneys Group, we understand that losing a loved one is not only a deeply emotional loss but also an economic one. If you have lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence, contact our law firm today and speak with an experienced California wrongful death attorney today at 800-235-6801. Our team will bring all our expertise to your case and help you get the justice you deserve.
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