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Coroner Identifies Motorcyclist, Yasar Barakzai, Victim of Fatal Costa Mesa Crash

Police identified the 22-year-old motorcyclist killed in a collision with a vehicle in Costa Mesa as Yasar Barakzai. Barakzai was identified by the Orange County Coroner’s Office Thursday. Police and firefighters responded about 8:50 p.m. Tuesday to a traffic collision between Barakzai and the driver of a silver Nissan sedan on Fairview Road and Adams Avenue.…

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Driver dies in single-vehicle crash along Highway 99, Fresno man dies in Exeter

On Tuesday, northbound traffic along Highway 99 was slowed for hours following a fatal single-vehicle crash. Visalia CHP officers were called around 2:40 p.m. to Highway 99 and Merritt Drive, in Traver. Tulare County firefighters and paramedics were also called to help. Motorists called 911 after a silver Ford pickup truck slammed into the center divide. The driver, a…

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Pedestrian Vito DiGiorgio Struck By 3 Different Vehicles and Killed In Dana Point

Seventy-eight-year-old Vito DiGiorgio was struck by three different vehicles and killed while trying to cross the Pacific Coast Highway in Dana Point on Saturday night. DiGiorgio of San Juan Capistrano was with his wife, and was “not in a crosswalk as they attempted to cross PCH in the area just after 6 p.m.,” according to Carrie Braun of…

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Pedestrian Andrew Francis McClain Killed By Suspected DUI On 710 Freeway in Long Beach

Andrew Francis McClain of Costa Mesa was struck and killed by a suspected DUI driver while walking on the 710 Freeway in Long Beach early Sunday morning. McClain was apparently walking near the northbound lanes of the freeway just south of Anaheim Street about 12:30 a.m. and was struck by a Toyota Prius in the…

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Mourners Gather at Santa Ana Crash Site of 4 Killed by Suspected DUI Driver

Monday saw mourners gathered near the Santa Ana crash site where four people lost their lives in a suspected DUI crash that happened over the weekend. The victims of the crash have been identified as 31-year-old Jose Alberto Avila-Rosas of Santa Ana; 23-year-old Ziomara Zaragoza of Garden Grove; 23-year-old Antonio Alonso Santibanez of Orange; and 34-year-old Prisma Yuliana…

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Suspect Rearrested Over New Year’s Crash that Killed Woman and Child on 22 Freeway

Last week the Orange County District Attorney’s Office had declined to file charges fagainst a driver accused of a DUI crash that killed a 9-year-old girl and her 33-year-old mother on New Year’s Day on the 22 Freeway. Melvin Branch, 30, was scheduled to be in court Thursday, facing DUI and gross vehicular manslaughter charges,…

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Mother, Daughter Killed in Garden Grove Car Crash, Suspect Arrested

A 33-year-old mother and her 9-year old daughter were killed early Tuesday morning in a multi-vehicle crash in Garden Grove on the 22 Freeway. The California Highway Patrol reported that a 30-year-old driver of a BMW that was involved in the collision was arrested on suspicion of felony drunk driving and gross vehicular manslaughter while…