The Latest: 3 killed after pickup flattens trailer ID’d

KNIGHTS LANDING, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on three family members killed after a suspected drunk driver plowed truck into trailer home (all times local):

3 p.m.

Authorities have identified the three members of a family who were killed as they slept after a suspected drunk driver plowed his pickup truck into their parked trailer home.

Sutter County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Undersheriff Scott Smallwood said Monday 38-year-old Jose Pacheco, 34-year-old Anna Pacheco and their 10-year-old son Angel Pacheco were killed Saturday night.

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He says the Pacheco’s 11-year-old daughter is in critical condition.

The California Highway Patrol says 33-year-old Ismael Huazo-Jardinez was driving “at a high rate of speed” when his truck crashed into the Pacheco’s trailer Saturday night in the agricultural community of Knights Landing near Sacramento.

Smallwood says Huazo-Jardinez was released Sunday after posting $300,000 bail.

Huazo-Jardinez is scheduled to appear in court on June 10.

It wasn’t immediately known if Huazo-Jardinez has an attorney who can comment on his behalf.

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7:05 a.m.

Police say three family members sleeping in their house trailer have died and a girl was seriously injured after a suspected drunk driver plowed his pickup truck into the home.

The California Highway Patrol says 33-year-old Ismael Huazo-Jardinez was driving “at a high rate of speed” when his truck crashed into the trailer Saturday night in the agricultural community of Knights Landing near Sacramento.

Officials say a 38-year-old man, a 34-year-old woman and a 10-year-old boy were killed. An 11-year-old girl was flown to a hospital with major injuries.

KCRA reports Huazo-Jardinez faces charges of vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and felony driving under the influence of alcohol.

The landlord of the house trailer, Frankie Gonsalves, tells KCRA the parents were farmworkers.

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Information from: The Sacramento Bee, http://www.sacbee.com

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