Afternoon Rear-End Crash on Highway 1 near Highway 156 Kills One Driver
MONTEREY COUNTY, CA (June 26, 2020) – A man was killed following a rear-end crash Friday afternoon in Monterey County.
The crash happened just after 3:00 p.m. on northbound Highway 1 past Highway 156.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a blue 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan slowed down on the highway for unknown reasons. A white 2019 Ford F-250 then slammed into the back of it.
Responding paramedics rushed the Volkswagen driver to Natividad Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The Monterey County Coroner’s Office will notify next of kin before releasing his identity.
Meanwhile, the driver of the pickup truck, 49-year-old Kevin Johnson of Ellijay, Georgia, was unhurt.
Alcohol and drugs do not appear to be factors in the crash, which remains under investigation.
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