Driver in Colma Triple Fatal Crash Arraigned

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    This car had its roof sheared off in the crash

    The man who was behind the wheel during a triple fatal crash on Memorial Day is scheduled to be arraigned in a Northern California courtroom.

    A Santa Clara County judge on Thursday will formally charge Paul Diaz of Daly City with multiple felonies including vehicular manslaughter with intoxication and gross negligence.

    Colma Hit-and-Run Suspect Surrenders to Police

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    Paul Michael Anthony Diaz turned himself in after deadly hit-and-run in Colma on Monday. Jodi Hernandez reports. (Published Tuesday, May 28, 2013)

    The 25-year-old Diaz is accused of crashing a Ford Mustang in Colma early Monday, killing his passengers, 23-year-old Rosa Falla, 21-year-old Jonathan Mouton and 22-year-old Ruvin Vazquez, all from Daly City, after the car rear-ended a Honda and split in two.

    Authorities said Diaz was speeding in the Mustang prior to the crash and believe alcohol was a factor based on evidence found inside the car.

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    Man booked into San Mateo County Jail on felony hit-and-run and vehicular manslaughter charges after accident that took the lives of the three Daly City residents. Jean Elle reports. (Published Tuesday, May 28, 2013)

    Diaz allegedly fled the scene of the accident before turning himself in six hours later. He is being held on $750,000 bail.