A Corcoran family of three dies in Highway 43 car crash

KINGS COUNTY, Calif. -  
A mother, father and son all dead after a driver allegedly blew through a stop sign and crashed right into them. 
It happened around 8:25 p.m., Monday, near Route 43 and Idaho Avenue. 
 
"It's going to be tough, it's going to be tough," said Atnaf Harris, Kyan's Coach. 
 
Harris said he's still in shock after learning a family he's known for the last three years died in a tragic car accident Monday night. 
 
"They were such nice people some of the nicest people I ever met," said Harris. 
 
44-year-old Kristin Wimbley and her husband Alphonso Wimbley, 55, were on their way home to Corcoran from Fresno with their son, Kyan, 14, after taking him to basketball practice. That's when 42-year-old Adalberto Carrillo, who was traveling eastbound on Idaho Avenue, allegedly blew through a stop sign and crashed into the family who was traveling southbound on Route 43. 
 
"We know alcohol was a factor," said John Tyler, California Highway Patrol, Hanford. 
 
CHP said Carrillo was arrested but taken to a nearby hospital to be treated for injuries. CHP said Carrillo could possibly face multiple charges but they've yet to be determined. 
 
Coach Harris said it's hard to accept that they're gone. Harris said Kyan played multiple sports but he dreamed of playing professional basketball one day and that's why he was part of the traveling team the Valley Villains. 
 
"He played basketball one day, he would go to football practice, he ran track but I think basketball was his favorite pass time," said Harris. 
 
Harris said knowing that Kyan got to do what he loved shows the dedication Kyan's parents had for not only their son but also his teammates. 
 
"Always willing to do whatever for the kids whether it was bring food or get extra hotel rooms, they were always willing to help," said Harris. 
 
Coach Harris said the team will eventually plan something to honor Kyan and his parents but right now he said they're just grieving as a team. 

 


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