Fatal Head-On Collision in Pentland Road Maricopa Kills Edmond Pritchard
Maricopa, CA (May 28, 2020)– On Thursday afternoon, Edmond Pritchard, 64, died in a head-on collision on Highway 166 and Pentland Road.
According to reports, one-way traffic control was called out following the crash on Highway 166 and Pentland Road.
Then, at about 1:43 p.m, California Highway Patrol reported the crash involving a truck and another vehicle.
Prichard, a resident of Bakersfield, drove Chevrolet pickup truck and drifted on the road.
As a result, three cars collided, and Mr. Prtichard died at the scene of the incident.
Sweet Lawyers would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of Edmond Pritchard. May the bereaved find comfort and strength in this trying time.
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