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Thursday, 22 February 2018 12:57

Driver Arrested on DUI, Homicide Charges Following Fatal Crash

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Driver Arrested on DUI, Homicide Charges Following Fatal Crash

MODESTO - Authorities have arrested a 28 year old man on DUI and Homicide charges in connection to a fiery crash that killed two people overnight.

Alfonso Rodriguez-Quintana was charged in the deaths of two passengers of a blue 2002 Dodge pickup that crashed into a tree near the intersection of McHenry and Sylvan Avenues at about 12:30am Thursday morning. The crash trapped the two occupants who lost their lives, Rodriguez-Quintana was found on the ground nearby.

Arriving first responders found the truck in flames and work to extinguish the fire. Investigators believe Rodriguez-Quintana was the driver of the truck and was suspected of driving while intoxicated. He was treated at a hospital for minor injuries and booked into the Stanislaus County Jail on two counts of homicide, driving under the influence causing injury, gross bodily injury during the commission of a felony and an outstanding warrant.

Traffic investigators are still working to determine the events leading up to the crash. Police are still examining evidence and are looking for any witnesses to the crash.

Anyone with information related to this crash or who may have witnessed it is encouraged to contact Officer Daniel Phillips at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636 where callers can remain anonymous.

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