Social media influencer allegedly behind the wheel of car involved in a fatal head-on collision that killed a ride-share driver

Summer Wheaton, inset, was allegedly behind the wheel of a car involved in a fatal head-on crash in Malibu, California, on Thursday, July 4, 2024. (Photo of the scene of the crash from Samatha Bravo of The Malibu Times; Wheaton

Summer Wheaton, inset, was allegedly behind the wheel of a car involved in a fatal head-on crash in Malibu, California, on Thursday, July 4, 2024. (Photo of the scene of the crash from Samantha Bravo of The Malibu Times; Wheaton’s photo from Xavier Collin/Image Press Agency/Sipa USA — Sipa via AP Images)

A social media influencer was allegedly behind the wheel of a car involved in a head-on collision that killed a ride-share driver in Malibu, California, on July 4.

Summer Wheaton, 32, was behind the wheel of a Mercedes-Benz that crossed into lanes of oncoming traffic on Pacific Coast Highway near Carbon Canyon in Malibu on Thursday night, killing the driver of a Cadillac Escalade and injuring a passenger in that vehicle. The Malibu Times identified the driver as Martin Okeke, 44.

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