Julian Munoz Dies, Austin McClusky Charged in DUI Crash on Summerhill Drive at Corte Seriui
LAKE ELSINORE, CA (February 3, 2022) — 24-year-old Julian Munoz of Murrieta died in a DUI accident on Summerhill Drive at Corte Seriui, last Friday.
According to reports, the fatal single-car accident happened on January 28 around 10:33 p.m. For DUI-related reasons, 23-year-old Austin Pierce McClusky of Escondido was traveling at a high rate of speed down Summerhill Drive.
Subsequently, he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a light pole before the car came to a rest on its roof in a drainage ditch.
Soon after, Lake Elsinore deputies and Cal Fire responded to extricate McClusky and his passenger, Munoz.
However, despite life-saving efforts, Munoz succumbed to his injuries at the scene. His family has created a GoFundMe Page to raise funds for his service.
At this time, McClusky faces charges of felony drunk driving and gross vehicular manslaughter charges. However, the Lake Elsinore Traffic Collision Reconstruction Team will investigate this case further.
Our deepest condolences are with the family and friends of Julian Munoz.
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