Highway 12 Accident Kills Stockton Woman, Injures Modesto Woman

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY (CBS13) — A head-on collision killed a Stockton woman and sent an elderly Modesto woman to the hospital on Friday, according to the California Highway Patrol

The accident happened on Highway 12 east of Peatland Road at around 8:40 p.m.

According to the CHP, Jan Pinckney, 69, of Modesto was driving a 2013 Chrysler eastbound on Peatland Road and veered into the westbound lanes. She would hit a 2006 Scion head-on.

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The Scion, driven by a 23-year-old Stockton woman, overturned and came to rest on the north shoulder on its side in an area of water.

Pinckney was taken to San Joaquin County General Hospital with moderate injuries. The unidentified 23-year-old died of her injuries.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts at the time of the accident. It’s unknown if drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.

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