A second person has died in Saturday’s head-on crash on Highway 41 near Avenue 12 in Madera County, the sheriff-coroner’s office reported Thursday.
Christina Jarrett, 19, was taken off life support on Monday, said Lt. Bill Ward with the Madera County Sheriff-Coroner’s Office.
Jarrett was a passenger in a Toyota Corolla that was headed south on Highway 41 south of Avenue 12 when an approaching Toyota Tundra crossed the double-yellow line and smashed into them head-on, the California Highway Patrol said.
The collision fatally injured Jarrett and another passenger, 13-year-old Kayla Choi. The Corolla’s driver, 46-year-old Penelope Choi, suffered major injuries. All three were from Mariposa, according to the CHP.
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The driver of the Tundra, Antonio Lopez, 70, of Los Banos, suffered minor injuries. His passenger, 65-year-old Isabel Ortiz, suffered moderate injuries.