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6 Dead ID'd in Fatal DUI Crash on 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar | AM 870 The Answer
 

6 Dead ID'd in Fatal DUI Crash on 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar

The six victims of this weekend's fatal DUI crash on the 60 in Diamond Bar have been identified:

  • Kristin Melissa Young, 24
  • Gregorio Mejia-Martinez, 47
  • Ester Delgado
  • Leticia Ibarra, 42
  • Jessica Jasmine Mejia, 20
  • Maya Louise Culbreath, 24

21-year-old Oliva Culbreath is facing felony DUI charges in connection to the deaths on the 60 freeway in Diamond Bar.  The crash occured around 4:40am Sunday morning in the westbound lanes of the freeway near Phillips Ranch Rd.

Two people were ejected on to the freeway from the force of the head-on collision.  In total, five women and one man died as a result of the crash.   Four people were pronouned dead on scene.  Three others were taken to the hospital via helicopter in critical condition.  Two those later died at the hospital.

A driver and passenger in a third vehicle also sustained minor injuries.

Friend Wendell Johnson told the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin that the women in Culbreath's car had been celebrating a "girls night out" in Downtown Fullerton.  He also said that Culbreath had just had a baby.

A beer can was found at the scene of the crash. Several callers had reported a wrong way driver on the 60 freeway prior to the collision.

Culbreath is at County USC Medical Center under lock up.  CHP is waiting for her to regain consciousness and then will question her.

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