Napa County Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Accident On Silverado Trail
NAPA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA (November 17, 2018) A 53-year-old woman was tragically killed in a car accident on the Silverado Trail at the end of Napa Valley.
California Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 6:20 a.m. The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with police.
This was the second fatal accident in the area in the last couple of days. A head-on collision recently killed a 44-year-old woman.
There is an active investigation into the cause of both accidents.
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Randi Rossmann. Woman struck, killed on Silverado Trail identified. 2018