2 women killed in South San Jose crash, DUI suspect arrested

A 34-year-old man has been arrested, suspected in a drunk driving crash in South San Jose that claimed the lives of two women.

Investigators say Marvin Gatherwright was behind the wheel when he crashed into a Honda Accord at Camden Avenue and Bose Lane, around 9 pm Sunday night.  

95-year-old Marjorie Devine and 73-year-old Donna Perucca who were passengers in the Honda were pronounced dead at the scene.

The Honda driver, a 75-year-old man, was transported to a hospital with critical injuries, according to San Jose Police Sgt. Enrique Garcia.

Gatherwright was injured and treated at a hospital, before being booked into Santa Clara County Jail on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter and DUI, police said.

Police are asking anyone with information on the case to call police Detective Steve Melloch at (408) 277-4654. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers at (408) 947-7867.