Sunday, 16 June 2024

UPDATE: Victim of fatal Wednesday crash identified

MENDOCINO COUNTY – Officials have released the name of a Lakeport man who died earlier this week in a collision in Redwood Valley.

Paul Brown, 49, was the victim of the head-on crash, which occurred on the Highway 20 overcrossing at Highway 101 on Wednesday, according to a Friday morning report from the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office.

The crash occurred shortly before 7 a.m., as Lake County News has reported.

Brown was traveling westbound in his Dodge Ram pickup when he lost control and collided with a Ford F-550 utility truck driven by 33-year-old Edward Turberville of Santa Rosa, according to the California Highway Patrol reported.

The CHP said that Brown died at the scene.

Turberville also was injured in the crash and transported to Ukiah Valley Medical Center, according to officials.

Both men were wearing their seat belts, the CHP reported.

The CHP continues to investigate the crash's cause.

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