A 62-year-old Madera woman was killed Monday night when her vehicle collided with a big rig on Highway 99 in Madera County, the California Highway Patrol reported.
The crash happened about 4:30 p.m. Sara Marie Adame was driving south on the highway near Avenue 24 in a Hyundai. Ty Bailey, 41, of Val Verde also was southbound in the right lane in a Peterbilt big rig.
The CHP said the Hyundai made contact with the Peterbilt and vehicle went off the road and hit a tree.
Adame died at the scene. A 58-year-old female passenger, Josephine Amaro of Madera, sustained major injuries and was taken to Community Regional Medical Center. Bailey was not injured.
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