Mom arrested after 8-year-old daughter dies in Temecula car crash

A mother accused of driving drunk with three children in her vehicle, causing a Temecula crash that killed her 8-year-old daughter, was arrested on...

July 26, 2022
1:46 AM

A mother accused of driving drunk with three children in her vehicle, causing a Temecula crash that killed her 8-year-old daughter, was arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter and other counts, California Highway Patrol officials said Monday, July 25. The collision happened at 6:20 p.m. Sunday at Route 79 and Anza Road. Investigators said Jessica Nieto, 33, of Temecula was behind the wheel of a 2011 Honda Pilot heading west on the two-lane highway when it drifted to the right and into the dirt shoulder.

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