Fortuna Woman Dies in Lake County Accident New Year’s Eve
The Lake County News is reporting that Donna Jean Farfan, age 57 died in a car crash near Clearlake Oaks on Hwy 20. Below is a press release on the accident from the California Highway Patrol before the deceased woman’s name was released. Her name has been added into the report in brackets.
On 12-31-2107, at approximately 1:19 pm, [Donna Jean Farfan] was driving her 2011 Ford sedan westbound on SR-20 near Harvey Boulevard, in Clearlake Oaks. Mr. Kern was driving his 2017 Chevrolet SUV eastbound on SR-20. For an unknown reason, [Farfan] allowed her Ford to cross over the double yellow lines into the eastbound oncoming traffic lane. As a result, the front of the Ford collided head-on with the Chevrolet. After the collision, [Farfan] was pronounced deceased at the scene. Mr. Kern and Mrs. Sholian, his passenger, were transported to Sutter-Lakeside Hospital and treated for major injuries. It is unknown if alcohol or drugs were a factor in this collision.