Fabian Castellanos Killed in DUI Car Crash at Road 92 and Avenue 260 in Tulare
Fresno, California (July 27, 2021) – 19-year-old Fabian Castellanos has been identified as the teenager who was killed in a head-on collision near Tulare on Saturday night.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the deadly collision happened at about 10:45 p.m. July 24, on Road 92 and Avenue 260.
21-year-old Jerry Diaz Avila, of Tulare, was driving a car northbound on Road 92 when he failed to navigate the turn and drifted into the southbound lanes where it collided head-on with a pickup truck driven by Castellanos.
Castellanos was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
A 19-year-old female passenger in Avila’s car was hospitalized with major injuries.
Avila was determined to have been driving under the influence of alcohol and was arrested on suspicion of DUI and manslaughter.
No additional information about the accident was provided.
The CHP is investigating the cause of the accident.
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