OAKDALE, CA (September 13, 2019) – Zach Coulter, 26, was killed in a multi-vehicle accident on Albers Road, north of Patterson Road and South of Warnerville Road.
Just before 6:20 a.m., Coulter was traveling north on Albers Road when he suddenly rear-ended a Saturn in his Honda. Immediately following this initial collision, his Honda swerved into opposing traffic and he crashed head-on into a Ford heading south.
Coulter was pronounced dead at the scene. The 23-year-old driver of the Ford was transported to the hospital, reportedly with major injuries. The driver of the Saturn sustained minor injuries.
The CHP has stated that alcohol may have been a factor in the fatal accident. Oakdale Police are still investigating.