SAN BERNARDINO – A Redlands woman was charged with murder following a DUI crash that killed a 3-year-old boy on Thursday. Crystal Fuentes, 34, struck and killed Michael Flores while he was crossing Base Line Street in the crosswalk with his family.
“This is every parent’s worst nightmare, to lose a child,” District Attorney Mike Ramos said. “When I heard about the deadly crash that took the life of 3-year-old Michael Flores, my heart broke for him and his family.”
San Bernardino County District Attorney officials said that Fuentes was charged with one count of Murder, one count of Vehicular Manslaughter While Intoxicated, one count of Driving While Under the Influence of Alcohol – Prior Convictions, one count of Driving with a .08% Blood Alcohol Content – Prior Convictions, and one count of Driving When Privilege Suspended for Prior DUI Conviction.
The family of Michael Flores have started a Go Fund Me account in order to assist with the funeral and any other expenses that the family incurs as a result of the sudden loss.For late-breaking news, follow 24/7 Headline News on our Los Angeles County Facebook group, Riverside County Facebook group, Coachella Valley News group, US News group, Victor Valley/Inland Empire Facebook group. If you like what we are doing and want regular updates on your facebook stream like our Facebook Fan Page. You may also follow 24/7 Headline News on Twitter and Instagram!
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