67-Year-Old Woman Killed in Street Race Collision near Buena Vista Drive

MERCED, CA (November 1, 2022) – Wednesday afternoon, Frances Palm was fatally struck in a t-bone accident on M Street.

The crash happened around 1:35 p.m., near Buena Vista Drive.

According to video surveillance footage, two street racers were traveling at high speeds in the area. Meanwhile, Palm was heading east on Buena Vista in a Nissan Altima when one of the street racers, a Chevy Camaro, struck the driver’s side of her vehicle.

First responders arrived and extricated the driver from her severely damaged vehicle. Despite life-saving efforts, medics pronounced 67-year-old Palm dead at the scene.

At this time, police have not made any arrests. However, authorities have described the involved street racers as two men from Merced.

Once available, further details will be provided.

The team at Sweet James would like to take this opportunity to extend their sincere condolences to the friends and family of Frances Palm. May you find comfort and strength during this time.

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