CHP: 2 northern Nevadans killed in head-on crash in Bridgeport area
BRIDGEPORT, Calif. (News 4 & Fox 11) —
Two people from northern Nevada were killed in a head-on crash on US-395, south of SR-270, on Wednesday in the Bridgeport area, according to the California Highway Patrol.
CHP says at around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, a Dodge 2500 pickup was traveling northbound on US-395 while a Mazda 2 was traveling southbound on US-395.
CHP says the Dodge pickup, for unknown reasons, crossed over the solid double yellow lines, striking the Mazda head-on. Due to the impact from the crash, the driver and passenger in the Mazda, who are from northern Nevada, sustained deadly injuries. Their identities have not been released at this time.
The driver of the pickup, identified as Connor Poggetto, of Sacramento, was transported to RENOWN medical center with minor injuries.
The crash is still under investigation.