Jamestown, CA — According to CHP Officer Tom Wills the deceased driver in that Friday morning single vehicle truck accident on Jamestown Rd. has been identified as 33 year old Robert Allan Jackson of Modesto.
Jackson was driving for Viking Enterprises of Oakdale when his truck, with a load of limestone from Blue Mountain Minerals, failed to negotiate a turn while heading southbound at approximately 10am.
Jackson´s truck severed a P.G.& E. power pole affecting approximately 3,200 customers for most of the day.
Jackson´s death is only the first traffic related fatality in Tuolumne County this year.
Written by Bill Johnson