Joreill Cabral Arrested for DUI after Fatal Bicycle Crash in Visalia
VISALIA, CA (July 16, 2020) – A man who died in a DUI bicycle crash Thursday last week in southeast Visalia has been identified by authorities.
The crash happened around 6:20 p.m. on Santa Fe Street, also known as Road 128, at K Road.
Wesley Wentler, 63, was riding on his bicycle along Santa Fe Street when a GMC Yukon struck him near the intersection with K Road.
Wentler suffered critical injuries after the crash. Responding paramedics rushed him to Kaweah Delta Medical Center, where he died while undergoing treatment.
The driver of the GMC, 28-year-old Joreill Cabral, was subsequently arrested for driving under the influence.
At this time, the crash remains under investigation.
The Sweet James team would like to express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Wesley Wentler.
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