Regina Chadon Killed in Fatal Collision on Highway 65

DELANO, CA (June 25, 2021)Regina Chadon died and one other sustained major injuries Tuesday afternoon in a fatal collision on Highway 65.

The accident happened just after 3:57 p.m. June 15, near Highway 155. Dispatchers arrived to the area shortly after.

According to CHP, a 52-year-old Lamont man driving a Honda Accord was speeding southbound on Highway 65. For reasons unknown, he crossed the double yellow lines and into the opposite lane, colliding with a 2021 Nissan.

The northbound Nissan swerved to the right in an attempt to avoid the Honda, but failed. As a result, the Nissan’s left front side collided with the Honda’s left front.

Following the collision, the Nissan ended up in a dirt field east of the roadway. Meanwhile, the Honda came to a halt in the northbound lane facing southbound.

Rescuers arrived on the scene and extricated the Honda driver from the wreckage. He was taken to Kern Medical Center for further treatment of serious injuries.

The driver of the Nissan, identified as 31-year-old Regina Chadon, of Porterville, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials have not yet released the names of the deceased until her next of kin is notified.

Further information about the crash was not immediately available. However, an active investigation is still underway.


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