CHP Amador

A 52-year-old Mokelumne Hill woman was killed in a head-on collision on State Route 49 near Middle Bar Road on Wednesday, November 24.

At approximately 9:10 a.m., the woman, whose identity has been withheld at the request of the Amador County Sheriff’s Office, was driving her 2005 Mercedes northbound on State Route 49, south of Middle Bar Road at an unknown speed. Meanwhile, a 2016 Ford driven by Patrick Tromborg, 63, of Clovis, was driving southbound on State Route 49 south of Middle Bar Road at approximately 53 miles per hour.

For an unknown reason, the Mercedes crossed over the double yellow lines and collided head-on with Tromborg’s Ford. As a result of the collision, the woman driving the Mercedes sustained fatal injuries. Tromborg sustained moderate injuries and was treated at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento.