San Andreas, CA — The CHP has identified a Stockton man that was killed in a crash on Highway 4 in Calaveras County late Friday afternoon.
75-year-old John Paul Fischer was driving a 2010 Toyota and attempted to turn from Meko Drive onto Highway 4. However, he did not see an eastbound Jeep on Highway 4 driven by 55-year-old Kimberly Gillin of Sacramento. Gillin attempted to swerve away from Fischer, but the two vehicles collided. Fischer died from the injuries sustained and was pronounced dead at the scene. Gillin was taken to Mark Twain Medical Center to treat “moderate” injuries. The CHP notes that drugs or alcohol are not believed to be a contributing factor in the crash. An investigation into the incident is still ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call the San Andreas CHP office at 209-754-3541.