Woman killed in a car crash on Interstate 5 near Orland
The California Highway Patrol officials reported a southbound 2009 Camelot motor-home that was towing a car trailer with a jeep, had a very low air pressured tire on the left front side and began to lose control at approximately 9:30 a.m.
The driver of the motor home, Gary Edward Shaffer, 78, of Porterville veered the car while on the southbound Interstate 5 and continued to the end of the left lane until it was on the the northbound lanes, sources said.
The motorhome crashed head-on into a 2010 Toyota Prius that was on the northbound Interstate 5 driven by Ann Blackham Fyfield, 58, of Portland.
Ann Blackham Fyfield was pronounced dead at the scene, according to reports.
This collision remains under investigation and further details will be updated as they are available.
From the May Firm, we extend our deepest condolences to the families affected by this tragic incident. We pray that they may find peace during this time.
The news of this car crash deeply saddens us. The staff of The May Firm would like to offer our condolences to the victim’s family and will keep Ann Blackham Fyfield in our thoughts and prayers during this time.
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