Dale Erskine, 55, Killed in Felton Crash Near Mount Hermon and Covenant
Dale Erskine was killed after a car crash near Mount Hermon Road and Covenant Lane in Felton.
The California Highway Patrol identified the 55-year-old Santa Cruz man as the victim of the fatal wreck which took place on Sunday.
The incident happened when Dale Erskine was driving a 2007 Volkswagen Beetle east on Mount Hermon Road in Felton. At the same time, a 2019 Lexus RX350 was going west.
Menette Schults, 64, Seriously Hurt in Wreck
For an unknown reason, the Lexus crossed over into oncoming traffic. CHP said in the process, the car slammed head-on into the Volkswagen west of Covenant Lane.
The collision occurred on November 20 at about 4:28 p.m. Dale Erskine died at the scene of the crash.
The driver of the Lexus, 64-year-old Felton resident Menette Schults, sustained major injuries as a result of the accident. Paramedics rushed her to the Valley Medical Center for treatment.
Meanwhile, officers forced a stretch of Mount Hermon to shut down for a time near Covenant following the wreck. The cause of the Felton crash is still under investigation.
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