Roman Reyes Hernandez has been identified as the victim of a suspected DUI crash in Stockton. The 34-year-old, a resident of Mexico with family in the United States, was hit and killed by a suspected DUI driver on Interstate 5. The driver, Hollis Blake, a vice principal, has been charged with DUI and vehicular manslaughter. Blake has been put on administrative leave and is prohibited from entering district property or having any communication with staff, students, or community members. Staff (ABC10) reported
The individual who tragically lost their life in a suspected drunk driving incident in Stockton has been identified as Roman Reyes Hernandez. The San Joaquin County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed the identity of the 34-year-old on Tuesday. While Hernandez was a resident of Mexico, he did have family residing in the United States.
According to the California Highway Patrol, Hernandez was struck and fatally injured by a driver suspected of driving under the influence on Interstate 5 near March Lane on Saturday night. Several other individuals sustained non-life-threatening injuries and were transported to a hospital for treatment.
Hollis Blake, a vice principal at an elementary school in the Manteca Unified School District, has been charged with DUI and vehicular manslaughter in connection with the crash. As a result, Blake has been placed on administrative leave and is prohibited from accessing district property or engaging in any communication with staff, students, or community members.
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