Victim in South Ave. fatal crash identified

Oct 10, 2014 12:13 PM by News Staff

The Tehama County Sheriff's Office has identified the woman killed in Thursday afternoon's single vehicle crash on South Avenue in Tehama County as 38-year-old Kristine Miergoot, of Corning.

Miergoot died when her 1991 Ford Explorer swerved off the road and then struck a walnut tree just before 12:30 p.m.

The vehicle immediately went up in flames with the Miergoot trapped inside, California Highway Patrol officials say she was pronounced dead at the scene.


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