Sunday, July 24th, 2016

Victim Identified in Car Accident

The woman who was killed Sunday when her car ran off the road in Avila Beach has been identified as 44-year-old Denise Snider of Los Osos.  Snider was driving a 1985 Chevrolet pickup on Avila Beach Drive near Sycamore Springs Resort at 12:25 a.m. Sunday when she drove off the road, struck a small tree, traveled down an embankment, knocked down a telephone pole and then struck a large tree, according to the California Highway Patrol. She was taken to Sierra Vista Medical Center but was transferred via helicopter to Fresno Community Hospital, where she died. The cause of the accident is under investigation.