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Turlock Police Department, CA
Saturday December 15th, 2018 :: 09:35 a.m. PST

Advisory

DUI DRIVER KILLS TEEN

On Friday, 12/14/18, at approximately 7:00 P.M., Turlock Police responded to the report of a vehicle collision in the 100 block of E. Monte Vista Ave. The first arriving officer located a white Toyota sedan with two occupants still inside and a third occupant that had been ejected a short distance away.

One juvenile female was deceased upon arrival. The second juvenile female was transported by ambulance to an area hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries. The third occupant, an adult female, was airlifted to an area hospital with life threatening injuries. Both are currently in stable condition.

The second vehicle, a black Toyota truck, was located a short distance away where it had collided with a carport and a parked vehicle after the initial collision. The driver, Kevin Solis Hernandez, a 21 year old male from Turlock, was located outside the truck with minor injuries. Hernandez admitted to driving.

The Turlock Police Major Accident Investigation Team responded and took responsibility for the investigation. Hernandez was arrested for Vehicular Manslaughter and DUI causing Death or Serious Bodily Injury. He was booked into Stanislaus County Jail.

Anyone with information regarding this collision is encouraged to call Detective Tony Argueta at 668-5550 ext 6738.

The Turlock Police Department is an active participant in the Crime Stoppers Program. Callers can leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636 and may be eligible for a cash reward.
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This information is being released by Turlock Police Department, Lt Neil Cervenka.

Any media requests should contact: Lieutenant James Silveira
Special Operations Division
Turlock Police Department
Office phone - (209) 668-5550 ext 6641
Email – jsilveira@turlock.ca.us

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Turlock Police Department, CA
244 North Broadway
Turlock, CA 95380

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Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 209-668-5550

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