A news brief that ran in the August 23 print issue of the Independent erroneously identified a woman struck by a car and killed along northbound Highway 101 on August 19 as Elizabeth Anne Vallejo. A statement released by the California Highway Patrol on Tuesday had listed the deceased woman’s name as such. However, after further forensic testing, the CHP sent a follow-up statement that the woman was somebody else. The coroner has now correctly identified the woman, and her name will be released pending the notification of her next of kin.
CHP Wrongly Identified Woman Killed in 101 Collision
Will Release Correct Name Pending Notice of Relatives
Friday, August 24, 2007
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