Araceli Juarez Killed in Car Crash at Santa Fe Drive and Avenue Two in Merced
Merced, California (November 23, 2022) – Araceli Juarez, 52, of Winton, has been identified by the Merced County Sheriff Coroner’s Office as the woman who was killed in a car crash in Merced last week Tuesday.
The fatal crash happened in the area of Santa Fe Drive and Avenue Two at around 5:17 p.m. on November 15, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Juarez was driving a 2015 Nissan sedan eastbound on Avenue Two and was attempting to make a left turn onto Santa Fe Drive when she collided with a southbound 2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser driven by a Merced man.
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The impact of the collision sent the Nissan into a 2018 BMW that was stopped in the Santa Fe Drive left turn lane and driven by an Atwater woman.
Juarez was pronounced dead at the accident scene.
The other two drivers were unhurt.
No additional information about the accident was provided.
An investigation into the accident is underway.
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