Fatal DUI Accident Kills Salome Godinez in Fairfield
FAIRFIELD, CA (March 31, 2021) – Friday morning on March 12, Salome Godinez, 60, was found dead after a hit-and-run crash in Fairfield Suisun Valley.
Officers responded to the accident in the 4400 block of Abernathy Road, just north of Andrews Lane. Dispatchers arrived to the scene around 9:45 a.m.
Upon arrival, emergency crews located and pronounced Godinez dead at the scene. However, the events leading up still remain unclear.
Following the accident, Marcos Manuel Guzman, 47, was arrested in connection with the case on Friday, March 19. He was charged with felony hit-and-run and gross vehicular manslaughter while inebriated.
In addition, the surrounding area on Abernathy Road was closed during cleanup and preliminary duties. But, the roadway has since reopened to traffic.
Once available, more information will be given.
No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Our deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Salome Godinez.
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