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A 53 year old Hoopa woman and an unborn child were killed and nine others severely injured after a head on collision on state Route 299 on Monday evening, according to the a California Highway Patrol report released Tuesday afternoon.
Crowdfunding campaigns have started to raise money for funeral expenses for both families. Monday when a 2009 Toyota Sienna driven by Oroville resident Yesenia Mireya Wood, 26, was heading westbound and a 2013 Chrysler Town and Country minivan driven by Hoopa resident Kevin Loren Orcutt, 55, was heading eastbound, according to the CHP.
reasons still under investigation, the Toyota crossed into the eastbound lane, directly into the path of the Chrysler, the report states. right side of the Toyota struck the front of the Chrysler. The force of the impact caused the Toyota to overturn and come to rest, blocking the eastbound lane. was driving with her four daughters and her son all at age 7 or younger and was pregnant with another child when the crash occurred. Wood received major injuries from the crash, which fatally injured her unborn child, according to the CHP.
Four of Wood children received major injuries and her one year old daughter received moderate injuries, according to the CHP. One of the children was flown out to a hospital outside of the county for further treatment. At the scene of the crash, children shoes, clothes and car seats were scattered across the roadway. Some of these possessions still lined the highway Tuesday afternoon.
Eureka resident Theresa O said that the family was related to the pastor of the Manila Holiness Community Church where she and her mother Patricia attend. were coming over to try to do a lot of the work themselves and cut down the cost. Orcutt Chrysler went down a steep embankment after the crash and struck a tree. Hoopa resident Janine Elaine Orcutt, 53, riding in the front seat died at the scene as a result of her injuries, according to the CHP.
Kevin Orcutt and two passengers Stephanie Capoeman, 23, and Thomas Perry, 24, both of Hoopa sustained major injuries from the crash, according to the CHP. The two passengers were not wearing seatbelts.
Those injured in the crash were either taken to Mad River Community Hospital in Arcata or St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka, the CHP states.
The highway was temporarily closed while medical responders treated the crash victims, with the road later being opened to one way controlled traffic during the investigation. Drugs or alcohol impairment is not suspected to be a factor in the collision, according to the CHP, and the incident is still under investigation. But after learning of what happened to the family, she raised the goal to $20,000 on Tuesday to help cover funeral expenses.
Nearly $13,600 had been raised by 172 people within 19 hours of the campaign starting, according to the website. The website includes a picture of five children holding hands and smiling in an orchard.
A $10,000 GoFundMe campaign for Janine Orcutt was also posted earlier today by Jalea Walker Orcutt, who stated on the website that the woman killed was her mother.
is a hard time for our family and we are asking for prayers and help with funeral costs and the costs of visiting our dad and sister who are still in the hospital, the campaign web page reads. sister was flown to the hospital in Redding with internal bleeding. This is a tragedy to our family, and we are in need of help.
Thirty five people donated $1,800 dollars to the family within seven hours of the campaign start.
The Times Standard reached out to both families on Tuesday, but did not receive a response by deadline.
This article has been updated to identify Janine Orcutt as the 53 year old Hoopa woman killed in the crash. Will Houston can be reached at 707 441 0504.