A person was killed after being ejected from his pickup on Saturday evening after a crash with a driver who was arrested on suspicion of driving below the affect and vehicular manslaughter.
Petaluma Police Division officers responded to a name of a collision on Stony Level Street in northern Petaluma. Officers discovered a white Honda Civic resting in Lichau Creek and a white Ford F150 that had rolled a number of instances earlier than coming to a relaxation on the highway shoulder. Officers gave medical consideration to every of the drivers however Petaluma Hearth Division personnel arrived and declared the pickup driver lifeless, police stated in a information launch.
The Honda driver, 21-year-old Austin Matsler-David, was taken to Memorial Hospital after which booked into the Sonoma County Grownup Detention Facility. Police smelled alcohol whereas they have been tending to his accidents, in response to the assertion. Police didn’t title the sufferer as a result of that they had not but notified his members of the family, however stated he was a 52-year-old man.
Police suspect the pickup was heading north on Stony Level Street when it was struck by Matsler-David’s Honda, which was touring in the other way. The Honda seems to have crossed into ongoing site visitors, police stated. After putting the Ford, the Honda went over a concrete barrier and into the creek.
The pickup rolled a number of instances, ejecting the motive force, police stated.
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