Modesto Resident Killed in Single Vehicle Accident
A Modesto resident was killed, and one other was injured in a recent single-vehicle accident. According to a news release by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the crash occurred around 12:40 p.m. on Paradise Road just east of Illinois Avenue. A 2004 Ford F-150 pickup carrying two occupants was headed westbound on Paradise Road. For unknown reasons, the Ford reportedly veered off of the road and crashed into several trees in a walnut orchard. The impact of the collision caused the Ford to overturn and land on its roof. The driver was transported to the hospital for treatment of moderate injuries. Sadly, the passenger was pronounced deceased at the scene. Officials have identified the decedent as 42-year-old Jennifer Chavez of Modesto.