Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Alcohol suspected in Valley Springs crash and fire

   According to CHP in October 8, 2019 at approximately 2:15 PM Kathleen
Brewer (51) of Valley Springs was driving a 2004 Infiniti on Lime Creek Road near St. Petersburg Road in Valley Springs.

   When Brewer allowed her vehicle to leave the roadway, it struck a utility pole, then traveled across S. Petersburg Road.

   The vehicle continued off the road and came to rest in a ditch. The vehicle then caught fire and became fully engulfed, causing a small grass fire in the area.

  Unfortunately, both the driver and passenger Lynn Dee Scott (59) also of Valley Springs, were pronounced dead at the scene.

   Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in contributing to this collision, per CHP,

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