Lisa Israel, 47, from Moreno Valley, was driving west on Hwy 111 when her vehicle failed to maintain a straight course of travel.
On Thursday, 07/30/2015, at 4:29 am, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department received 911 calls reporting a traffic collision on Amargosa Road east of Key Pointe Avenue in Hesperia. When deputies arrived, they found that Andrea Anderson, a 27 year-old resident of Oak Hills, was the driver of a red 2015 Kia Forte that had been traveling northbound Amargosa Road when she was struck head-on by a white 2008 GMC pickup truck that had been traveling southbound Amargosa Road.
The driver, and sole occupant of the vehicle, 58-year-old Calimesa resident Barbara Morrison, was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol at the time of the traffic collision. Morrison was taken to a local-area hospital as a precaution and subsequently booked into the Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility.
Preliminary investigation has indicated that the suspect in this case, Ana Reepen, a 41 year old Daly City resident, was driving southbound in the northbound lanes of Highway 1 when the collision occurred. Reepen was arrested on suspicion of felony driving under the influence causing death, and vehicular manslaughter.
The Officer’s went down the embankment where they saw the wrecked motorcycle and the driver fleeing on foot through the thick brush towards Mellor Dr. The Officer’s caught up with the driver, identified as Lakeport resident, Michael William Lockett and detained him. Medical staff from Lakeport Fire Department was summoned and later transported Lockett to Sutter Lakeside Hospital for medical clearance.
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The driver of the vehicle, Edna Gonzalez, 20, residing in Indio, failed to maintain a straight course of travel. Gonzalez’ vehicle collided with a Time Warner Cable box, a Solar Tech traffic control billboard trailer sign, and a metal posted traffic control sign, all of which were located just west of S/B Monterey Avenue