Jennifer Chavez Killed, Ignacio Franco Injured in Solo-Vehicle Crash on Paradise Road
Truck Crashes Into Walnut Orchard in Fatal Modesto Accident
Modesto, CA (September 29, 2019) – A woman was killed in a solo-vehicle crash in Modesto. The fatal accident occurred on the afternoon of September 29 on Paradise Road.
Ignacio Franco, 40, from Modesto was driving a Ford F-150 pickup on Paradise Road, near Illinois Avenue. For unknown reasons, he veered to the right, partially leaving the road. He was arguing with his passenger, 42-year-old Jennifer Chavez, also from Modesto.
The steering wheel was yanked sharply to the left. The Ford skidded sideways and hit several trees in a walnut orchard. The vehicle then overturned.
Chavez, who was not wearing her seat belt, died at the accident scene. Franco was hospitalized with moderate injuries.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of Jennifer Chavez.