Petaluma, CA – Two People Killed in Fatal Head-on Collision
Petaluma, CA (October 9, 2018) – In Petaluma, two people lost their lives in a fatal head-on collision that took place on Bodega Avenue near Lohrman Lane. The accident happened on Sunday morning, October 7. The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene.
The Sheriff’s Office said that the victims were identified as 64-year-old John Mello and 61-year-old Patricia Harris. Both of the victims were from Petaluma, according to police.
Police say that the accident happened around 10:25 a.m. on Bodega Avenue near Lohrman Lane. Harris was driving a van westbound when his vehicle suddenly crossed the double yellow lines and into the path of Mello’s eastbound pickup truck.
The two vehicles collided head-on. Mello and Harris both died at the scene of the accident.
Neither driver expected the accident, as neither tried to brake before it occurred. The investigation into the matter continues.
Petaluma Head-on Collision
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