SHOP LOCAL    |    OPINION    |    VIDEO     |     LATEST COMMENTS

cvtv

ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
TOOR Header Banner
TRAFFIC          ABOUT US     
   
Wednesday, 02 October 2019 11:44

Two Killed in Crash, Including CalFire Captain

Written by 
Two Killed in Crash, Including CalFire Captain

MERCED COUNTY - Authorities say a crash claimed the lives of two motorists Wednesday morning, including a CalFire captain.

The crash was reported at about 7:02am near the area of Highway 140 near Santa Fe Grade. Early reports indicate two vehicles collided head on.

ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
Yetz Boutique 01

 

Authorities say a Dodge Ram pickup truck attempting to pass a Crown Victoria collided head on into a Ford Ranger.

The Ram overturned and landed off the roadway. The Ranger stopped in the road and caught fire, according to the California Highway Patrol. Both drivers were killed in the crash.

The occupants of the Crown Victoria were not injured in the incident, however their vehicle sustained damage.

ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
Bicek sm banner

 

Officials with Cal Fire identified the captain killed in the crash as Paul Rotondaro. Authorities say he was the driver of the Ford Ranger.

Captain Rotondaro was part of the Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit.

The name of the driver of the Ram was not available, and only identified as a man in his 30’s.

As of 11:30am, the roadway near the crash scene was still closed.

ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUED BELOW
TOOR Header Banner

 

 

Overall Rating (0)

0 out of 5 stars

Leave your comments

Post comment as a guest

0
Your comments are subjected to administrator's moderation.
  • No comments found