CALIFORNIA—A woman has been arrested in connection with a fatal car crash that killed a pregnant woman.
Courtney Pandolfi, 40, of Garden Grove, was arrested on suspicion of murder in a crash that killed Yesenia Aguilar, 23, of Anaheim who was 35 weeks pregnant. Pandolfi was booked on Wednesday, August 12 on suspicion of murder, DUI causing bodily injury, and driving on a suspended license and is being held on $1 million bail.
According to police, Pandolfi was driving under the influence and was involved in a crash at Katella Avenue and Bayless Street on August 11. Aguilar’s daughter was delivered via emergency C-section immediately after the crash and remained in critical condition at the UCI Medical Center on the day of the crash.
Aguilar was with her partner getting some exercise on Katella Avenue when the accident transpired. Aguilar’s family set up a GoFundMe page in order to raise money for her funeral expenses and her baby’s medical costs. As of August 16, the GoFundMe page has been deactivated from additional donating and reached a total of $119,585.