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Kern County Drunk Driving Collision Ends in Fatality for Pedestrian, on Highway 184

June 3, 2017- A pedestrian was killed in a drunk driving accident in Weedpatch.  The Kern County automobile collision happened on Highway 184, south of Lamont, at about 9:30 PM.

The CHP reported that Jesus R. Moreno, 55, of Arvin, was driving while intoxicated on SR 184/Main Street.  The car drifted off the road near Buena Vista Boulevard and struck a telephone pole and a pedestrian; David Rosales Rico, 39.


The suspect then drove off.  He was found in his car a mile from the crash.

Rico was pronounced dead at the scene.

Moreno was arrested for DUI.

Fresno-Visalia-Bakersfield accident attorney, John Rozier. Your lawyer for car crashes, wrongful deaths, and personal injuries. Our condolences go out to the families in this collision. Please let us help you. Reach us online, or call me at 559-713-0159.