Two killed in Loyalton crash | SierraSun.com

Two killed in Loyalton crash

Two women were killed Monday night after a collision with a bull on a Sierra County road sent two cars into fiery head-on crash.

The accident occurred at 9:45 p.m. when a Honda, driven by one the victims, 48-year-old Robin Rae Prince of Sattley, Calif., hit the animal on West Side Road near Loyalton. The Honda went out of control and hit the Toyota head-on. Victim Claudette Mancini, also 48, of Portola, Calif. was a passenger in the second vehicle.

The crash caused both vehicles to burst into flames, according to California Highway Patrol investigators.

The driver of the Toyota, 43-year-old Peter Mancini of Portola, and Tommy Magnum, a passer by, helped pull the injured survivors from the wreckage.

Fallon Turner, 14, a passenger in the Honda, was sent to Washoe Medical Center in Reno with major injuries.

Peter Mancini, Nasya Mancini, 4, and Lisa Mancini, 43, the surviving passengers from the Toyota, were also sent to Washoe Medical Center with minor and moderate injuries.