Denver Professor Dies in Accident, DUI Suspected
Police say Jose Nevarez-Coronado was intoxicated when his vehicle collided with a car carrying 62-year-old Yvonne Frye in the middle of the intersection.
Frye, who taught remedial English at the Community College of Denver, died from her injuries. Nevarez-Coronado was transported to Denver Health Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
Denver police spokesman Sonny Jackson stated to the media that Frye’s car was carried a full two hundred feet from the point of impact. Nevarez-Coronado was taken into custody while an investigation of possible vehicular homicide, driving under the influence and reckless driving is in progress. Meanwhile, faculty and students at the Community College of Denver mourn the loss of an educator who was considered to be like family to many of them.
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Anyone with any information on this tragic car accident is encouraged to contact the Denver police at (303) 913-2000.