Wansiri Panyapong Killed in DUI Accident in Alameda, CA
Alameda, CA -- January 31, 2020, Wansiri Panyapong died in a pedestrian accident involving an intoxicated driver.
The deadly events occurred around 2 pm at the intersection of Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway and Coral Sea Street.
According to information from local authorities cited in media accounts, Justin Benton's vehicle was traveling west on the parkway when it veered right, striking the victim as she stood on the sidewalk.
First responders pronounced Mrs. Panyapong's death at the scene.
Prosecutors have charged Mr. Benton with a host of felonies, including vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. Police found him under the influence of multiple drugs after the collision, including narcotic pain relievers and stimulants.