Monday, July 26, 2021


Solo fatal claims Arbuckle teen

A 17-year-old Arbuckle woman died after a solo collision Saturday, the California Highway Patrol said. 

The CHP and Arbuckle Fire Department responded to the call at 6:45 AM on Old Highway 99W just south of Harrington Ave.

“It appears the driver was traveling northbound on Old Highway 99 when, for unknown reasons, her vehicle traveled across both lanes of traffic leaving the roadway,” the CHP said in a press statement. “The vehicle continued off the roadway where it rolled over causing damage to the vehicle and fatal injuries to the driver.”

The driver was identified as Keiri Benitez-Hernandez, 17, of Arbuckle, the CHP said. 

No other occupants were in the vehicle.

Anyone having any information or may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact the Williams Area CHP at (530) 473-2821. ■

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