Edgar Castillo Killed, Jose Hernandez Seriously Hurt in Rollover Collision on Mountain View Road [Willits, CA]

Edgar Castillo Killed, Jose Hernandez Seriously Hurt in Rollover Collision on Mountain View Road [Willits, CA]

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Edgar Castillo Killed, Jose Hernandez Seriously Hurt in Rollover Collision on Mountain View Road [Willits, CA]

37-Year-Old Man Pronounced Dead after Single-Vehicle Crash along Mendocino Coast

WILLITS, CA (January 13, 2023) – Saturday, Edgar Castillo was killed and Jose Hernandez was hurt in a rollover crash on Mountain View Road.

The fatal incident happened around 7:25 a.m., near Manchester on January 7th. 

According to the California Highway Patrol, Castillo was driving a westbound 2020 Freightliner boom truck and failed to negotiate a turn. As a result, the truck hit a guardrail before overturning down a nearby embankment.

Responding medical personnel declared the driver dead at the scene. The Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office later identified the deceased driver as 37-year-old Castillo, of Elk Grove. 

Meanwhile, paramedics transported his passenger, 24-year-old Hernandez, of Camino to Adventist Health Mendocino Coast hospital with significant injuries. 

The family of Castillo also started a GoFundMe page to help with costs during this difficult time. 


We would like to take this opportunity to extend our sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Edgar Castillo. May you find comfort and strength through the memories of your loved one.


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