Maria Wilfong Dies, Patrick Dempsey Hurt in Corning Car Accident on Malton Switch Road
Corning, California (December 13, 2022) – 59-year-old Maria Wilfong has been identified as the woman killed in a fatal accident on Friday afternoon in Corning, according to a California Highway Patrol dispatch.
The accident occurred at about 4:10 p.m. on December 12, on Malton Switch Road near Watkins Road.
Per the report, a Ford was heading westbound when it collided with a Chevrolet Camaro driven by Maria at the junction.
Maria suffered fatal injuries and was declared dead at the crash site.
The Ford driver, 60-year-old Patrick Dempsey of Chico, sustained severe injuries after the crash. Dempsey was airlifted to Enloe Medical Center for treatment.
No other information regarding this crash was released.
An investigation is ongoing.