34-Year-Old Woman Killed in Single-Vehicle Collision near Poverty Road

SACRAMENTO, CA (April 29, 2022) – Sunday morning, a female passenger was pronounced dead after a single-car accident on State Route 160.

The incident occurred around 2:30 a.m., just north of Poverty Road. Authorities described the involved vehicle as a Ford F-150.

Following preliminary investigations, the driver of the Ford revealed that he swerved in attempt to avoid striking an animal in the road. As a result, the vehicle traveled down a nearby embankment and hit a tree.

Due to the impact of the collision, medics pronounced the 34-year-old female passenger dead. However, the driver remained uninjured.

Moreover, California Highway Patrol officers say the involved driver was not under the influence at the time of the fatal crash.

Authorities have not yet released the identities of those involved. However, an active investigation into the deadly accident on State Route 160 is still currently underway.


The team at Sweet James would like to extend their sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased woman. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.


The death of a family member after an auto accident is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that no amount of money can make up for the tragic loss of a loved one. However, it is important that the family understands and protects their rights. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. They are here to help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the concerns and needs of your family. Call their office today to find out how they can help you at (800) 975-3435 . Click here to request a police report.

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