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Man in court for crash that killed woman, unborn baby

Man in court for crash that killed woman, unborn baby

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Arraignment was Monday for the suspect in a crash that killed a woman and her unborn child.

Joseph Maine, 26, is charged with second-degree murder, gross-vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, and DUI causing bodily injury.

Vanessa Carillo, 25, and her in utero child were killed in the Jan. 17 crash at the intersection at Monitor Street and Fairview Road. Maine was driving a GMC Sierra pickup, and Carillo was driving a Ford Fusion.

Two others in Fusion were sent a local hospital with moderate injuries. Four men in the truck complained of pain.

Maine is due back in court Feb. 18.