Officers Arrest Kevin Alvarado-Velasquez in Lompoc Fatal Crash
Lompoc, CA (August 14, 2021)– On Thursday, a 1-year-old child died, and police arrested 24-year-old Kevin Alvarado-Velasquez, in a DUI crash on West Chestnut Avenue.
The authorities responded to the crash scene at about 6:15 p.m. at the 1400 block area. They said the incident involved an off-highway vehicle.
Lompoc police say officers responded to reports of the crash involving an off-highway vehicle (OHV) around 6:15 p.m. Thursday on the 1400 block of West Chestnut Avenue.
Investigating officers said the child was thrown from an off-highway vehicle (OHV). Responders immediately took the victim to a nearby hospital but died from their injuries.
Moreover, officers arrested Alvarado-Velasquez with charges of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, DUI causing great bodily injury and child abuse causing death.
The authorities are still investigating the fatal incident. Please contact Lompoc police if you have further details about the incident.
We at Sweet Lawyers would like to send our sincere condolences to the bereaved. May you find courage during this time of sorrow.
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