Man suspected of killing CarMax employee in test-drive crash turns self in

Alex Demetro, 28, is shown in a mugshot. (KABC)

A man accused of killing a CarMax salesman during a test drive in Ontario has turned himself in to authorities, according to the San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office.

Officials said 28-year-old Alex Demetro was under the influence of drugs when he crashed a Chevrolet Corvette into a tree during a test drive on Feb. 23.

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The impact killed 43-year-old Warren Smale of Montclair, a CarMax employee.

Demetro was released from jail on Feb. 24 after posting $100,000 bail and was later declared a fugitive.

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Officials said Demetro turned himself in on Friday.

The Union City man faces one count each of gross vehicular manslaughter while Intoxicated, driving while under the influence of a drug causing injury, and driving when privilege suspended or revoked with priors.

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Demetro was scheduled for a bail hearing on Tuesday.
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