One dead in alleged DUI crash near Atwater

CHP officers arrested the driver in a deadly crash near Atwater Saturday morning.

Investigators say 19-year-old Tristan Shelton was under the influence when he lost control of his Ford Focus in the area of Highway 140 and Sultana Drive at around 7 a.m.

A 20-year-old passenger from Winton died in the one-car crash.

CHP says they found Shelton and two other passengers walking away from the crash, despite minor injuries.

Shelton could face felony DUI and hit and run charges.
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