Contra Costa County Sheriff-Coroner David Livingston will hold an inquest Friday into the death of a Pittsburg woman who was killed in Antioch when she crashed on an on-ramp to state Highway 4 while fleeing from CHP officers in February.
The Sheriff's Office holds an inquest anytime law enforcement is involved in a fatal incident in Contra Costa County.
Elsy Zapien-Vasquez, 31, was being pursued by the CHP on Feb. 8 whenon the Contra Loma Boulevard on-ramp after exiting the freeway, running a light, and trying to re-enter the freeway.
A CHP unit tried pulling Zapien-Vasquez over about 13 miles to the west, near Bailey Road on Highway 4.
The inquest will convene at 9 a.m. Friday at the Wakefield Taylor Courthouse, Department 3, Room 312, 725 Court St., Martinez.
A jury at the inquest will hear the facts of the case deliberate before finding the manner of death. The inquest is open to the public.
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