Margery Wells ID’d as Woman Killed in Highway 101 Crash in Fortuna
Fortuna, California (August 28, 2019) – According to authorities, a woman was struck and killed by a vehicle at around 1:00 a.m. on Highway 101, just south of Main Street in Fortuna.
The California Highway Patrol said a 1998 Dodge pickup truck driven by Moshe Pepper, 26, of Mad River, was traveling northbound on Highway 101 when the Dodge hit Wells.
Wells died at the scene. Pepper was not hurt.
Neither alcohol nor drugs were considered factors in the crash.
An investigation into the crash is underway.