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Woman, 54, Killed by Alleged Drunk Driver

October 24, 2002|From Times Staff and Wire Reports

A 54-year-old woman died when a suspected drunk driver struck her vehicle head on, police said Wednesday.

Sally Neyra of Winnetka died at a hospital shortly after the 10:15 p.m. collision Tuesday near Winnetka Avenue and Victory Boulevard, said Sgt. Paul Modrell of the Los Angeles Police Department.

Officers said a pickup truck driven by Michael Wright, 44, of Canoga Park crossed the center line on Winnetka Avenue and collided with Neyra's car. Wright, who sustained minor injuries, was arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter and drunk driving, Modrell said.

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