Santa Rosa Man Alvin Minniefield Killed in DUI Crash, Philip Popick Arrested
Calistoga, CA (March 16, 2021) – On Monday, 62-year-old Deborah Abata of Santa Rosa was injured in a fatal head-on crash on Highway 29.
The deadly crash occurred shortly after 10 a.m. south of Larkmead Lane.
Officers said a southbound Subaru driver crossed over the centerline. It went into the path of a northbound Infiniti.
As a result, the Infiniti driver, 64-year-old Santa Rosa resident Alvin Minniefield, died, while his passenger, Abata, suffered major injuries.
Furthermore, rescuers took the Subaru driver, 30-year-old Philip Popick of Calistoga, to Queen of the Valley Medical Center with major injuries.
Officers arrested him for suspected felony DUI — drugs, causing major injury.
Sweet Lawyers wants to send our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. May you find comfort during this difficult time.
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