Corey Jackson, Coral Lynn Clark Killed in Topeka, KS, Drunk Driving Accident
Topeka, KS -- February 28, 2017, a drunk driving accident occurred that resulted in the deaths of Corey Jackson and Coral Clark and a criminal conviction.
The Kansas State Highway Patrol reported that the incident occurred the night of February 28 in the westbound lanes of I-70. 27-year-old Jackson, of Newark, OH, was driving a vehicle in which 24-year-old Clark, from Fort Worth, TX, was a passenger.
As they traveled along the interstate, their vehicle was struck by a car driven by Fernando de Jesus Osorino. Due to the collision, Jackson died from his injuries. Clark was hospitalized with critical injuries, and she died in the hospital on March 8, 2017.
Osorino reportedly admitted to drunk driving, and he was sentence to over 16 years in prison for two counts of involuntary manslaughter while driving under the influence of alcohol as well as one count of DUI.
No further information has been released.
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