Allison Endert has been identified by authorities as the deceased victim in an alleged DUI pedestrian accident that occurred on June 15 in Santa Cruz. Ms. Endert, 43, was apparently crossing the intersection of Murray Street and Mott Avenue with a 15-year-old member of her family when they were both struck by a Honda Accord, killing the woman and seriously injuring the teenager. The driver of the Honda, 18-year-old Mark Mendoza Zambrano was determined to be under the influence and charged with multiple felonies, including vehicular manslaughter. Santa Cruz police are investigation the tragedy and seeking out witnesses.

We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the deceased during this difficult time. Our thoughts also go out to the injured teenager.

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