85-Year-Old Woman Pronounced Dead Following Car Crash near Highway 99

MADERA, CA (September 2, 2022) – On Tuesday morning, a car accident on Avenue 12 claimed the life of Katherine Wilkins.

The fatal incident occurred at westbound Avenue 12th, west of Highway 99, per initial reports.

According to the California Highway Patrol, a driver of a Chevy Equinox accidentally hit the accelerator instead of the brakes.

Eventually, their vehicle left the highway and struck a concrete median, leaving the vehicle overturned.

Unfortunately, the crash claimed the life of 85-year-old Wilkins of Chowchilla.

Moreover, both directions of the roadway were closed to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.

No further details regarding the Avenue 12 car accident are public at this time; however, more information will be provided once made available.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Katherine Wilkins.

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