POMONA (CBSLA) — The driver behind a deadly crash in Pomona last week has been charged with vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.
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According to prosecutors, 33-year-old Carmelino Ordonez lost control of his car Thursday night and crashed into a home on Hamilton Boulevard and Colony Drive.READ MORE: Sigma Nu Fraternity At USC Suspends Member At Center Of Sexual Assault Allegations
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The victim, 59-year-old Yolanda Bozonier, died at the scene after being pinned under the vehicle for at least 20 minutes.