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Highway 20 Head-On Collision Resulted in One Fatality

LAKE COUNTY, CA (August 9, 2021) On Saturday, a deadly head-on collision on Highway 20 claimed the life of Brittany Marie Turner, according to the CHP.

Initially, the incident occurred around 2:50 P.M. on Highway 20 west of Blue Lakes Road.

Authorities claimed that Turner’s Mazda crossed over the double yellow lines and collided head-on with a Volkswagen.

As a result, both vehicles became disabled and paramedics were forced to extract Brittany from her car.

Tragically, 31-year-old Brittany Marie Turner died at the scene despite the life-saving efforts of the paramedics.

Meanwhile, her passenger, identified as 34-year-old Patrick Turner of Ukiah suffered injuries as well.

In addition, the two occupants of the Volkswagen, 18-year-old Robert Fetzer of Redwood Valle and 19-year-old Taylor Travis of Ukiah, received minor injuries.

Lake County officials ruled out intoxication as a contributing factor in the crash.

Authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.


Sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Brittany Marie Turner. Our thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.


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