Illegal immigrant with federal drivers license kills mother and daughter in DUI crash


A 7-year-old girl who was critically injured in a head-on crash on state Highway 12 in Sonoma County Tuesday died Thursday in an Oakland hospital. Kaliyah Adkins was taken to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital after the crash that killed her mother Estefania Soto, 27, of Boyes Hot Springs.

Sonoma County Chief Deputy District Attorney Brian Staebell confirmed Adkins, a Sassarini Elementary School student, died in the hospital.

Soto was driving a 2012 Nissan Sentra east on Highway 12 west of Agua Caliente Road in unincorporated Sonoma County around 7:45 a.m. when a westbound Ford truck crossed double yellow lines and struck the Nissan, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Soto died at the scene. She worked as a hairstylist in the Crush Beauty Bar in Sonoma.

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