One Fatality in Thanksgiving Day Accident
On Thanksgiving evening, one woman was killed and one man was injured when the 1996 Ford Aerostar they were in crashed near Tamarak Drive north of Crescent City. The two Smith River residents were traveling northbound on Hwy 101 last Thursday when the van went off the road and rolled several times. Ted Brown (age 78) and Barbara Brown (age 69) received major injuries were taken to the Sutter Coast Hospital. Barbara Brown succumbed to her injuries.
According to the California Highway Patrol, neither alcohol nor drugs is believed to be a factor in the accident.