A suspected drunk driver hit and killed a homeless woman and her dog who were sleeping inside of a car parked along Hoen Avenue in Santa Rosa, California. The tragic accident happened in the early morning hours on Monday when 21-year-old Angel Ivan Martinez ran his Dodge Challenger into the parked Mazda SUV, reports the Los Angeles Times.
Investigators allege that Martinez lost control of his Challenger while intoxicated – another vehicle, described as an unoccupied black Prius, was also hit.
The woman who was sleeping in the parked vehicle has not been identified – the authorities believe that she was living in her vehicle with her dog. The driver of the Challenger sustained minor injuries – he is facing multiple charges, including suspicion of vehicular manslaughter with a DUI and with two other counts of felony DUI.
(Santa Rosa PD image)
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