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Aggressive driving a possible factor in 20-year-old Perris woman's fatal car crash


Sunday, March 16th, 2014
Issue 11, Volume 18.


Street racing or aggressive driving by the drivers of two SUVs may have caused the crash in Perris that killed a 20-year-old driver, a sheriff's lieutenant said today.

Britany Federico, 20, of Perris, was driving a Ford Expedition that went off the road and sheared a power pole at 4:17 p.m. Friday on Evans Road, south of the Ramona Expressway.

A preliminary report said both Federico and the driver of a Chevrolet Tahoe were "driving aggressively" moments before Federico's SUV veered off the Evans Road and crashed, Riverside County sheriff's Lt. Charles Wilhite said. Advertisement
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Federico was pronounced dead at the scene. Federico's passenger, identified only as a 26-year-old Perris man, was sent to a hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries, Wilhite said.

There was no evidence to show Federico's SUV and the Tahoe had crashed into each other before the Expedition veered into the pole, Wilhite said.

The Tahoe's driver, a 55-year-old Perris resident, was interviewed by sheriff's investigators but not charged or arrested. His name was not disclosed.

The severed pole blacked out more than 1,000 businesses and homes, according to the Riverside Press-Enterprise.


 

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Comment #1 | Monday, Mar 17, 2014 at 6:21 am
They were not driving agresive. They so please get the facts straight... Before u start saying things bout one of the most beautiful young Ladies Mother to be.. This article upsets us very so please correct ye selves..
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Comment #2 | Tuesday, Mar 18, 2014 at 12:54 pm
No way they were driving aggressively or street racing or anything. Nope. They were just driving along, minding the speed limit and everything and WHAM! A utility pole just jumped up out of the ground and in front of them! Really!

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