The fatal Santa Clarita crash that killed a mother of six has led to the arrest of suspected drunk driver 21-year-old Alexia Cina, authorities said Wednesday.Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox.
Cina, a Canyon Country resident, has been charged with felony vehicular manslaughter and felony driving under the influence, causing injury, in relation to the Oct. 6 crash that killed Saugus mother Katie Evans, 37, according to officials.
Toxicology reports indicate Cina had a blood alcohol content of .21 at the time of the crash, with the legal limit at .08.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies responded to the collision after a vehicle traveling south on Golden Valley Road reportedly crossed the center median near Valley Center Drive and collided head-on into a car traveling northbound.
Evans, who was in the northbound car, was pronounced deceased by Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel at the scene.
Evans was returning home after visiting her twin daughters, who had recently been born prematurely at the UCLA Intensive Care Unit.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station traffic investigators determined alcohol appeared to be a factor in the collision.
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Cina was booked at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station jail on Wednesday, Oct. 18, with her bail set at $200,000.
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