Pedestrian Bonnie Breault Struck and Killed by Truck on Auburn Street [Grass Valley, CA]
Bonnie Breault Walking on Sidewalk Struck, Pronounced Dead in Grass Valley
GRASS VALLEY, CA (July 20, 2020) — A woman killed last week after a utility truck failed to stop while coming off Highway 49 onto South Auburn Street has been identified as 39-year-old Bonnie Breault.
Breault, of Grass Valley, stood Friday afternoon on the sidewalk outside Grass Valley Charter School when the incident happened.
51-year-old Murio McEachin exited the highway in an Isuzu cargo truck when he failed to stop at the bottom of the exit ramp just before 2:30 p.m. McEachin crossed South Auburn Street, struck Breault and continued, colliding with the wall of the school.
Breault died at the scene.
Paramedics extracted McEachin, a North Highlands resident, from the crushed cab of the truck using the Jaws of Life. He sustained major injuries to his legs and transported to Sutter Roseville Medical Center. His current condition was not available.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation. However, no charges had been filed as of Monday. Police ruled out drugs and alcohol as factors.
Investigation about the incident is still ongoing.
We would like to send our well-wishes and sincere sympathies to the grieving family and friends of Bonnie Breault.
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