Fatality on 395 Claims the Life of a Local Woman

A tragic fatality on the highway Friday night when 26 year old Kristin Andrade of Bishop was hit by a car on 395. Highway Patrol Officers report that just after 8:00 on Friday night, Warren Strand of Bishop was driving southbound on 395, just north of Sawmill Road, at about 70 miles per hour. Officers report that the victim was standing in the number two lane wearing dark clothing. The driver did not see the victim in the traffic lane and hit her with the front of the car, a Honda Accord, officers report.

As a result of the collision, the driver was taken to Northern Inyo Hospital with minor injuries, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. A CHP Officer who we spoke to said that how or why the young woman was out on the highway remains unclear at this time. Investigations into this tragedy continue.

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