Nancy Howard Killed, 2 Others Injured in Head-On Crash on Highway 4 Near Stallion Way

Nancy Howard Killed, 2 Others Injured in Head-On Crash on Highway 4 Near Stallion Way

ON June 01, 2017

Ronald Torchia, 52, of Columbia lost control of vehicle and crashed into incoming traffic in Angel’s Camp

According to a recent press release from the California Highway Patrol, there was a car accident in which the driver of a 2007 Ford headed westbound on Highway 4 near Stallion Way lost control and crashed into a 1997 Nissan, injuring the driver and killing the passenger, Nancy Howard.

Per the article, the fatal crash occurred last Friday at about 10:25 a.m.   The California Patrol Highway officers identified the driver of the 2007 Ford as Ronald Torchia, 52, of Columbia.  For reasons unknown, he lost control of the vehicle and veered into the eastbound lane.

His vehicle struck the front end, injuring driver Robert Howard, 60, of Tracy, and tragically killing the passenger, Nancy Howard, 58, officials said.

As a result, Nancy Howard was killed in the incident.  Robert Howard was transported to Doctors Medical Center in Modesto, whereas Torchia was transported to the Mark Twain Medical Center, the article reported.

Currently, the crash is under investigation and authorities are working to determine the cause of the crash and liability.  CHP has reported that neither drugs nor alcohol are considered factors in the collision.

From The May Firm, our deepest condolences go out to all those affected by this fatal crash.

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