TEHACHAPI, Calif. (KGET) — A Los Angeles woman who prosecutors say drove drunk when she collided head-on with another vehicle, killing its driver, has pleaded no contest to a charge of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.
Diana Cruz-Perez entered the plea Tuesday and is scheduled for sentencing Feb. 10, according to court records.
Cruz-Perez was 30 at the time of the July 24 crash southeast of Tehachapi. She was driving a Nissan Sentra south on Tehachapi Willow Springs Road when she crash into another Sentra driven by a 71-year-old man, California Highway Patrol said. He died at the scene.
The crash happened south of Highline Road.