Fresno woman killed by suspected drunk driver in Turlock

A Fresno woman was killed Wednesday night after her car collided with a wrong-way driver in Turlock, authorities said.

Mona Swanson, 63, was driving a Honda south on Golden State Boulevard about 9:45 p.m. when 42-year-old Turlock man drove a 1995 Chevrolet into the northbound lane and the cars crashed. The accident happened just south of Youngstown Road near Highway 99.

The man, whose name was not released, was taken to a nearby hospital and was being treated for major injuries, according to Eric Parsons, public information officer for the CHP.

Parsons said the man will be arrested as soon as he's released from the hospital.

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