Jimenez Arraigned After Killing 25-Year Old

Jose Alfredo Jimenez Faces Murder Charges

INDIO, Calif. - A 55-year-old man was in court accused of hitting and killing one pedestrian and injuring another in Coachella.  Jose Alfredo Jimenez is charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in Coachella Sunday night and was formally charged Wednesday.

Jose Alfredo Jimenez of Indio was arraigned Wednesday afternoon and faces one count of DUI gross vehicular manslaughter and two counts of DUI causing injury.

Sunday night Jimenez hit and killed 25-year-old Celena Nava at about 7:10 p.m.  on Calhoun Street, South of Avenue 49.

Another woman was also injured in the crash and taken to a hospital with major injuries.

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