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DUI Suspect in Fresno Crash That Killed Mom of 5 Had Suspended License

The DUI suspect in the fatal crash that killed a mother of five in Fresno was driving without a license.

A man accused of felony drunk driving that killed a single mother of five children in a DUI crash in Fresno was driving without a license, confirmed California Highway Patrol (CHP).

This marks the third suspect discovered to be driving with a suspended license in several DUI crashes affecting San Diegans within the past week.

That includes the suspects in the Ramona hit-and-run that killed a pregnant woman on Mother's day and the East Village hit-and-run where a woman was ran over in a parking lot.

Both had been driving on suspended licenses.

Jesus Suazo, 24, never even applied for a license in the state of California, according to the DMV. He only had an identification card, which means he was not authorized to drive in the state.

A previous DUI charge was cited under his name on July 22, 2013, confirmed the DMV. On two previous occasions, Suazo was cited for driving without a license.

Suazo was driving in Tulare County along Highway 99 and Avenue 200 when he drifted off the roadway, hit a fence and crashed into several pieces of farm equipment, said CHP Officer Steve Beal.

Suazo's passenger, Ana Solorino-Zuniga, 27, was fatally ejected from his vehicle and died at the scene, leaving behind five children.

According to the Tulare Sheriff's Department, Suazo is being held on a $560,000 bail amount for the felony drunk driving charge.

The victim's GoFundMe page is available here.

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