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Digna Torres Santa Rosa Head-on Crash Occidental Road; Steven Pacatte Killed

 San Francisco Firefighter Steven Pacatte Killed Head-on Crash Occidental Road in Butte CountySanta Rosa Fatal Head-on Crash; 1 Injured

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. (Dec. 13, 2018) — Digna Torres of Santa Rosa has been identified as the driver who was critically injured in a head-on collision that took the life of a San Francisco firefighter.

Torres was driving a Chevrolet Suburban that was struck by Steven Pacatte, 34, of Monte Rio, as he attempted to pass a Recology garbage truck on Wednesday, Dec. 12.  His Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck crashed into the SUV driven by Torres about 5:32 a.m. during heavy fog.

Torres was rushed to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital where she was listed in critical condition. Meanwhile, Pacatte died of his injuries on his way to the hospital.

Torres was driving to work at the Manzana Products apple cannery at the time of the collision.

RELATED: A Go Fund Me page was established Torres by her family.

Santa Rosa Accident Investigation

Police are reviewing all the evidence surrounding this collision. At this time it appears that Mr. Pacatte was responsible and therefore his insurance company is liable to cover the financial losses of Digna Torres.

Those of us at Johnson Attorneys Group extend our prayers to Digna Torres and our condolences to the family of Steven Pacatte.

If you need help following a traffic accident and would like to speak with an experienced California personal injury and wrongful death attorney, contact our offices to request a free consultation at 855-703-4186. Nuestros abogados hablan español.

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