FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contacts: Lt. Jeff Hallock, (714) 904-7042\Gail Krause, (714) 647-1840
DUI Fatality in Mission Viejo
MISSION VIEJO, California (December 29, 2013) – Early this morning, at approximately 3:00 a.m., Orange County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a traffic collision in the 26000 block of Pacato Drive in Mission Viejo.
The driver, Kourosh Keshmiri, 27, Mission Viejo, crashed his vehicle through the front of the residence. He was booked for felony DUI with a prior conviction and may face additional charges following the completion of the investigation.
A male inside the front bedroom was struck by the vehicle and pronounced deceased on scene. The release of his identity is pending confirmation and notification of next of kin. There was a male passenger in the vehicle that was interviewed and released. Additionally, another male inside the residence was uninjured. The Southern California Gas Company also secured a severed natural gas line as a result of the collision.
Keshmiri has a prior misdemeanor DUI conviction in August 2010 and a pending case from June 2013. His current driver’s license is suspended from the pending case in June of this year.
2803199 – KESHMIRI, Kourosh DOB 092186
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