Woman Killed, 2 People Injured in Merced Crash at Ashby Road and Cooper Avenue
Merced, California (June 22, 2022) – A 75-year-old woman was killed and two other people were injured in a two-vehicle collision that occurred on Wednesday afternoon in Merced.
The California Highway Patrol responded to the crash at the Ashby Road and Copper Avenue intersection at about 12:35 p.m.
Ashlie Resendes, 22, of Fresno, was driving a vehicle westbound on Ashby Road when she collided with a 2019 Volkswagen while making a right turn onto Cooper Avenue.
The crash caused the Volkswagen to overturn, and a female passenger was killed.
Resendes and the driver of the Volkswagen, Heintz Guth, 85, of Merced, were taken to Mercy Medical Center with minor injuries.
Alcohol and drugs did not play a role in the crash.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing.
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