Roberto Lugo Ruiz, Jose Lugo Tovar Killed in Crash on Interstate 5 Near Oak Flat Road

SUV Goes Down Embankment in Fatal Patterson Accident

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Patterson, CA (June 26, 2019) – Two men were killed after their SUV went down an embankment in Patterson. The fatal accident occurred on the afternoon of June 26 on Interstate 5. 

A Lincoln Navigator SUV was traveling south on Interstate 5, near Oak Flat Road. The SUV drifted and went over an asphalt curb. The driver lost control and went down a 90-foot embankment. 

Officers found the SUV on its side at the bottom of the embankment. Despite wearing a seat belt, the 43-year-old driver, Roberto Lugo Ruiz, was ejected from the SUV. He died at the accident scene. His passenger, 65-year-old Jose Lugo Tovar, was in the front seat. He also died at the accident scene. Both were from Santa Nella.

Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of Roberto Lugo Ruiz and Jose Lugo Tovar.



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