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Darryl Thompson Hurt, Woman Dies in Fatal Collision near Avenue 184

VISALIA, CA (August 31, 2021) – Monday, a woman was killed and Darryl Thompson was hurt in a 2-car accident on Highway 99.

Officers arrived to the scene on the southbound lanes of the highway, near Avenue 184.

Per reports, a 36-year-old Bakersfield woman was heading south when she struck another vehicle, driven by Thompson.

Investigators say 54-year-old Darryl Thompson sustained minor injuries and did not require hospitalization. However, the woman suffered life-threatening injuries and was later pronounced dead.

Further details leading up to the collision remain unclear. Although, an active investigation is still underway.

Once available, more information will be released to the public.


Sweet James would like to send their heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the deceased woman during this time.


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