Sukhjit Dhaliwal Killed in Collision on Highway 99 near Mountain View Road in Keyes

Sukhjit Dhaliwal
Sukhjit Dhaliwal Killed in Keyes Car Accident on Highway 99 near Mountain View Road

Keyes, California (August 2, 2021) – 56-year-old Sukhjit Dhaliwal has been identified as the Turlock woman who was killed in a car accident in Keyes last week Friday.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened on Highway 99 near Mountain View Road at about 6:20 p.m. July 30.

Dhaliwal was driving a 2009 Toyota sedan southbound on Mountain View Road when she entered the intersection and collided with a big rig driven by Larry Pearson of Atwater.

The impact of the collision pushed the Toyota off the roadway while the big rig overturned and hit an almond tree.

Man Killed in Keyes Car Accident on Highway 99 near Mountain View Road

Dhaliwal was killed in the accident.

Pearson sustained moderate injuries in the accident and was transported to Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock.

58-year-old Avtar Thiara was a passenger in the Toyota and was transported to Doctors Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries.

No additional information about the accident was provided.

An investigation into the accident is ongoing.

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