The Solano County coroner’s office has identified the off-duty California Highway Patrol officer who died in a vehicle crash in Fairfield on Friday as 38-year-old John Fanene.
An off-duty California Highway Patrol officer riding a personal motorcycle was killed in a traffic collision outside of Fairfield Friday night, the CHP said.
Both directions of state Highway 12 in unincorporated Solano County have reopened to traffic following a jackknifed tractor-trailer Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Caltrans is closing state Highway 12 through Jameson Canyon in Solano and Napa counties overnight this week to relocate underground utilities in advance of widening the highway.
A Napa man who was killed Tuesday when his car crashed head-on into a Cal Fire big-rig on state Highway 12 apparently intended to kill himself, a Napa County sheriff’s captain said.
A fatal crash involving a big-rig and at least two other vehicles closed State Highway 12 for hours Monday.
Highway 12, which stretches from Solano to San Joaquin County continues to catch the attention of transportation officials who say the road is not as safe as it could be.
Authorities believe a powerful weekend storm led to the death of a Northern California man whose vehicle was crushed by a falling tree in Napa.