Colusa woman killed in Highway 99 crash identified
The woman killed Tuesday in a Highway 99 crash in Sutter County was identified as Juana Gutierrez, the Sutter County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday night.
Gutierrez, 57, was a passenger in a Chevrolet Impala heading south on Highway 99 when it was broadsided by a Ford Escape traveling east on O'Banion Road at 4:05 p.m.
The SUV's driver, Sukhpreet S. Shokar, 19, of Yuba City, was unconscious and transported by air ambulance to Sutter Roseville Medical Center, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Gutierrez died after CPR proved unsuccessful. She was sitting directly behind the sedan's driver, the CHP said.