California: Reginald Grigsby enters plea in DUI trial for killing highway worker Leonardo Sandoval

The vehicle veered off the roadway, rolled down a slope and struck Murrieta resident Leonardo Sandoval, who was repairing a sprinkler system in a median next to the freeway entrance.

Sandoval, the 21-year-old father of a year-old boy and an employee of Perris-based Pacific Restoration Group, died at the scene.

One person was killed in an overturn crash in Escondido. Photo courtesy of OnSceneTV

Virginia: Anthony Deanes hit and run after crashing into Virginia trooper in work zone; jailed on DUI charge

The crash occurred at approximately 4:21 a.m. this morning on I-264 eastbound at Rosemont Road in Virginia Beach. Investigation reveals that the Trooper was in the safety work zone when he was struck in the rear by a 2005 Subaru station wagon.

Virginia State Police

Illinois: bail for Erick A. Lopez reduced by Judge Donald Panarese Jr.; held for DUI death of highway worker Jose Tafoya

Bail has been reduced for a 19-year-old man who was allegedly drunk when he crashed in a construction zone a week and a half ago, killing a worker and injuring several others.

Erick A. Lopez, of the 3700 block of 83rd Place, was charged with three felony counts of reckless homicide in a construction zone, aggravated DUI resulting in death and aggravated DUI resulting in bodily harm after the fatal crash in the 4900 block of South Western Avenue about 4:15 a.m. on June 21.


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