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Roberto Ledesma III, Lillian Leal Fatal Highway 70 Crash, Ramirez Road in Yuba County

 Jeanne Kendall Hurt, 2 Dead Crash on Highway 70, Ramirez Road in Yuba County2 Killed, 2 Injured in Yuba County Crash on Hwy 70

YUBA COUNTY, Calif. (Jan. 31, 2019) — Roberto G. Ledesma III, 33, of Marysville and Lillian R. Leal, 37, of Linda, have been identified as the two people killed in a crash on Highway 70, according to the Yuba County Sheriff’s Office.

Two others were seriously injured in Wednesday morning’s crash on Highway 70, just south of Ramirez Road, according to the Yuba-Sutter California Highway Patrol.

The collision took place at 11:20 a.m. between a Honda Civic and a Chevrolet Avalanche. Lesesma was driving the Honda heading southbound on Highway 70 when the vehicle drifted into the northbound lane into the path of the Chevrolet driven by Jeanne Kendall.

Kendall, 68, of El Sobrante, was unable to avoid the collision and struck the passenger side of the Honda. Ledesma was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected upon impact. Ledesma and his passenger Leal, both died at the scene.  Meanwhile, the 21-year-old man who was a back seat passenger in the Honda was critically injured and taken to Rideout’s emergency room along with the driver of the Chevrolet identified as Jeanne Kendall who also suffered major injuries.

There were two dogs in the Chevy Avalanche were injured in the collision.

CHP is heading up the investigation, but at this time they do not believe that drugs and alcohol were a factor in this collision.

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