A Drunk Driver Tweeted “2 Drunk 2 Care” Before Causing Accident That Killed Two Victims

Police say Kayla Mendoza was allegedly going the wrong way when she crashed. Her Twitter bio says she’s a “pothead princess.”

1. Less than three hours before Kayla Mendoza drove her Hyundai Sonata onto a Florida expressway going the wrong way, crashing and killing two people, she sent a fateful tweet saying she was drunk.


Her Twitter account spells her name as Kaila.

6. The Florida Highway Patrol says she hit a Toyota Camry just after 1:45 a.m.


Passenger Marisa Catronio, 21, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, Kaitlyn Ferrante, 20, was taken to Broward Health North, where she later died. Mendoza was also transported there and is in serious condition, the Miami New Times reports.

7. An investigation is under way, and Mendoza has not been charged yet.

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article said that Marisa Catronio was the driver and Kaitlyn Ferrante was the passenger.

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