Daniel Villagomez Dies in Fatal DUI Accident on Cecil Avenue near Reed Road
Delano, California (August 31, 2019) – Daniel Villagomez, 17, of Richgrove, has been identified as the person who was killed in a traffic accident that took place at around 2:15 p.m. Thursday, August 29 on Cecil Avenue, just east of Reed Road in Delano.
The California Highway Patrol said a Chevrolet Cruz driven by Villagomez, was traveling on Cecil Avenue at approximately 60 to 65 mph when for an unknown reason, it veered into the path of a Ford F250 with a utility trailer.
Villagomez died in the crash and his passenger, also 17, was airlifted to Kern Medical with serious injuries.
The driver of the Ford had minor injuries.
The CHP officers said beer cans were strewn at the crash site. They believed Villagomez was drinking and on his cellphone prior to the collision.
No further details were immediately available.
The crash remains under investigation.