More Info Released Regarding Friday's Double Fatality

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More Info Released Regarding Friday's Double Fatality

More information was released over the weekend regarding Friday’s double fatality accident in Calaveras County. According to the CHP, just after 3 Friday afternoon the driver of a 2013 Hyundai, a 41 year female from Wilseyville , was traveling eastbound on Highway 26 approaching Ponderosa Way, while the driver of a 1985 Toyota pickup, a 69 year old Glencoe man, was traveling westbound also approaching Ponderosa Way. The CHP reports, for unknown reasons, the driver of the Hyundai allowed her vehicle to cross into oncoming traffic, striking the Toyota pickup head on.  As a result of the collision, both parties sustained fatal injuries at the scene. At this point in the investigation, it’s unknown if alcohol and or drugs were a factor. The CHP is asking that any witness to this collision call the San Andreas CHP office at 754-3541. The identities of the drivers are expected to be released at a later time.