Vehicle Collision on Carpenter Road Left One Dead, 2 Injured

TURLOCK, CA (December 29, 2021) – A deadly crash in Turlock claimed the life of Russell Bennett and injured 2 others Monday night.

The fatal incident happened around 11:10 p.m. in the area of Monte Vista Avenue and Carpenter Road.

According to the CHP, a Chevrolet failed to stop on a red light while going eastbound on Monte Vista Avenue.

As a result, a southbound Nissan struck the Chevrolet.

Due to the impact, the Chevrolet rolled over several times and ejected both occupants who were not wearing seatbelts.

Tragically the 33-year-old driver, Russell Bennett of Modesto, died at the scene while the passenger, 25-year-old Danielle Harder, received major injuries.

Meanwhile, the Nissan driver, identified as 44-year-old Victor Flores Barrera of Modesto, suffered from minor injuries.

Turlock Officials considered alcohol/drugs as a factor that contributed to the collision.

Authorities continue to investigate the fatal crash.

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 Russell Bennett.

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