Head-on collision kills 1, injures 5 in Tulare Co., driver arrested on suspicion of DUI

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- One person has died after two vehicles crashed head-on in Tulare County Thursday morning.

Authorities say a Kia was traveling westbound on Avenue 384 near Monson, southeast of Dinuba, when the driver, 33-year-old Gabriel Johnson, drifted into the eastbound lane, hitting an oncoming Chevy.

Officials say a female passenger in the Chevy died at the scene; the conditions of the four other people in the car were not released.

Johnson suffered severe injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

Investigators found a controlled substance in the Kia, and Johnson was later arrested under suspicion of DUI.

This is a developing story. Stay with Action News for updates.

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