December 30, 2017- A rollover SUV crash in Porterville ended fatally, on Saturday. The Tulare County drunk driving accident happened on South Doyle Street, during the early morning hours.
A 23-year-old man, with passenger Marisol Osegueda, was driving a Sport Utility Vehicle south on Doyle St.
The driver lost control of the SUV and the vehicle overturned multiple times, then hit a nearby residence.
The driver who reportedly was not wearing a seatbelt was partially ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Osegueda suffered moderate injuries and was transported to Kaweah Delta Medical Center, in Visalia.
Authorities claimed that the driver was driving while under the influence.
Investigation is needed to determine whether the vehicle malfunctioned and whether road conditions may have contributed to the accident.