McKinleyville Man Killed, Boy Injured in Horrible Lake County Crash

Hank Sims / Thursday, April 4, 2013 @ 9:23 a.m.

The Lake County Record-Bee reports that McKinleyville man Robert Lee Wagner, 45, was killed in a head-on collision between two big rigs on Highway 20 yesterday, a crash that sent Wagner’s truck into a lake and shut down the highway for nearly eight hours.

A 15-year-old McKinleyville boy was riding in Wagner’s refrigerated food truck at the time of the crash, the Record-Bee continues. The boy was trapped in the mostly submerged vehicle and was extricated with great difficulty, after which he was flown to UC Davis.

The Record-Bee’s detailed coverage is here.


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