By Michael P. Neufeld
UPDATE – Sunday, January 6 – 3:53 a.m.
Running Springs, CA – A two-vehicle accident on Highway 330 has claimed the life of a Fawnskin woman.
The San Bernardino County Coroner has identified the 45-year-old woman as Robyn Hein who was driving southbound on Highway 330 at 1:15 p.m. on Saturday, January 5, when her Ford Ranger was involved in the head-on crash at the lower passing lane.
The Coroner’s release reports Hein’s pickup collided head-on with a northbound vehicle just south of the City Creek Ranger Station near mile marker 33.4.
Hein was transported by ambulance to Loma Linda University Medical Center where she died from her injuries at 5:41 p.m., according to the Coroner.
The California Highway Patrol is investigating the accident that closed Highway 330 for a time Saturday.
Running Springs, CA – A two-vehicle accident closed Highway 330 temporarily but has now reopened.
The California Highway Patrol issued a SigAlert at 1:30 p.m. and reported the roadway was closed in both directions from Live Oak in Running Springs to Highland Avenue in Highland. At 2:20 p.m. the downbound lane was reopened. The CHP reported the entire roadway reopened at 2:43 p.m.
Emergency personnel were summoned to the scene to remove at least two persons trapped in the vehicles. The accident happened near the lower passing lane.
Motorists are being directed to Highway 18.