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One person dead after collision on the I-5, victim identified

Posted at 9:38 PM, Oct 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-12 19:24:52-04

The Grapevine was shut down for a period of time due to a deadly collision Saturday night.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the victim, identified as 69-year-old Rose M. Brooks was out of her vehicle along the southbound lanes of the Grapevine just north of Sabodan Street shortly before 7 p.m.

That's when a vehicle struck the Brooks.

CHP units restricted several lanes in the area for a few hours and began reopening them at about 9:30 p.m. Saturday night

CHP has not confirmed whether drugs or alcohol were involved in the incident.