A guy died and his girlfriend was poorly wounded in a one-car crash on Freeway 101 near Healdsburg early Monday morning, as the pair headed to their Santa Rosa household, authorities and the man’s family claimed.
Adrienne Smith, 19, was driving south on Highway 101 in a Ford Concentration south of Dry Creek Road with passenger Kyle Hayes, 20, then lost manage of the vehicle, hit a tree and slid down a dirt embankment in advance of coming to a end, the CHP explained.
Officers responded to the crash at 12:17 a.m. and Smith and Hayes have been transported to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital with major injuries.
Hayes, who experienced brain injuries, died Monday afternoon at the healthcare facility surrounded by family members soon after he was taken off lifestyle guidance, explained his mom Kassie Hayes.
Even though the lead to of the crash stays below investigation, DUI is not suspected as a contributing element, CHP Officer David deRutte stated.
Smith experienced driven Hayes to his cashier job in Mendocino on Sunday, hung out with his family members who life in the town until Hayes got off get the job done at all around 11 p.m. She was driving him residence ahead of an early-early morning change at Freeman Toyota in Santa Rosa, where by he labored as a mechanic, Kassie Hayes mentioned.
“We already forgive her. We recognize that incidents come about,” his mom said of Smith. “We know that she’s possibly not likely to prevent beating herself up about this and that’s genuinely unhappy. I believe Kyle would really want her to go on and not permit his passing destroy her lifestyle.”
Hayes was born and lifted in Mendocino and used about a 10 years coaching with a community nonprofit to be a circus performer, his mom said.
He commenced classes at Santa Rosa Junior College soon after graduating from Mendocino Neighborhood Significant Faculty in 2018 and planned to at some point transfer to a four-12 months university to study mechanical engineering.
Hayes began functioning on cars as shortly as he could legally push, starting off with the obtain of a $1,500 Mustang GT that he repaired and traded for a greater automobile, his mother mentioned. Following extra trades and repairs, he eventually traded up to a $15,000 Corvette, his mother mentioned.
“He was quite mechanically inclined,” she explained. “He preferred to be the mechanic and have the shop, too.”
Her son was a close friend to those “outcast in the community” and a caring brother, she said.
Just two weeks right before Monday’s crash, Hayes’ younger brother Christopher joined the pair as a roommate in their Santa Rosa residence, Kassie Hayes claimed.
“They ended up very best friends,” she said of her sons. “They … were tremendous thrilled to share their lives.”
Apart from his mom and brother, Kyle Hayes is survived by his father Monthly bill and Peanut, the family’s chihuahua.