On September 6 Derek Howell was killed in a wrongful death accident near in Merced County. According to reports Howell was a passenger in Charles Prusack’s Honda Accord. Prusack was driving east on Third Avenue when he failed to stop at the stop sign at Highway 165. A big rig driven by Eulalio Bernard hit the Honda on the passenger side. Howell died from injuries resulting from the accident. Prusack was taken to Doctors Medical Center in Modesto for treatment. www.nelsonrozier.com

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