Fatal Rollover Crash on US-395 in Lone Pine California, Julie Perry Injured
Lone Pine, CA (September 2, 2020) – On Tuesday, a 29-year-old driver Ridgecrest died, and another three sustained injuries in a rollover crash on US-395, south of Coso Junction Rest Area.
The incident happened at 5:42 p.m. on September 1.
Reportedly, the driver traveling northbound on US-395 in a 2005 black Chevrolet Suburban lost control of the vehicle and headed off the west road edge into the dirt center median.
When the driver attempted to regain control of the vehicle back onto the roadway, it traveled across both lanes of northbound US-395 onto the east dirt shoulder, then overturned several times and collided with a barbed-wire fence.
The vehicle stopped on its roof in the desert facing in a westerly direction.
The driver of this crash on US-395 died at the scene. The identity is being withheld pending notification of family.
Moreover, the three passengers, all from Ridgecrest, sustained injuries. Identified as Julie Perry, age 39, suffered a significant laceration to her lower lip and face; Ruth Johns, age 51, suffered a moderate injury to her left shoulder; and Michael Deleon, age 47, suffered a minor cut to the top of his head.
Further investigation to determine the cause of the crash is ongoing.
Sweet Lawyers extend our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of the deceased victim. May the bereaved find comfort in this extremely difficult time.
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