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Stevenson Ranch Woman Pleads No Contest In Fatal DUI Crash

Stevenson Ranch Woman Pleads No Contest In Fatal DUI Crash

A Stevenson Ranch woman arrested in connection with a fatal DUI crash that killed a Lake View Terrace man could receive up to four years in state prison when she's sentenced next month. Suzette L. Crockett, 46, of Stevenson Ranch, was booked Aug. 11 on a charge of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. Under the terms of her plea deal, the sentence is up to a judge, and there’s a 48-month maximum on the amount of time she could be sentenced to in state prison, said Emily Cole, the deputy district attorney in charge of the case’s prosecution.

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Fatal Big Rig Crash Kills Driver On I-5 Near Smokey Bear Road

Fatal Big Rig Crash Kills Driver On I-5 Near Smokey Bear Road

A Sun Valley man was killed shortly after midnight Thursday after a big rig crashed into a Lincoln Towncar on Interstate 5, north of the Santa Clarita Valley. A sedan driven by Davonte T. Carr, 25, of San Jose, made an abrupt lane change at approximately 65 miles per hour, nearly colliding with the driver of a big rig, according to preliminary reports from the California Highway Patrol. In response, the big rig driver reportedly took evasive action to avoid a collision, resulting in his truck jack-knifing and ending up on its side.

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