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Driver arrested for fatal DUI crash in November

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Posted at 9:22 AM, May 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-23 09:22:31-04

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- Troopers have made an arrest in a deadly November crash that left one man dead and several injured when a truck drove into a Golden Gate canal.

18-year-old Jaden Sanchez was booked Friday into the Collier County jail on the following charges: DUI Manslaughter (Felony), DUI Serious Injury (Felony), DUI Property Damage (misdemeanor), DUI Injury (Misdemeanor), DUI (Misdemeanor), and Careless driving (Infraction).

According to Florida Highway Patrol, Sanchez was the driver of a truck that drove through a metal barrier at the end of a dead end street and into a canal on November 25th, 2015.

25-year-old Jerimiah Hernandez died in the crash.  Sanchez and four other 18-year-olds were also injured.  Two of them had been riding in the bed of the pickup truck.