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Nova Driver Killed in Coombsville Crash

The single-car collision shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday took the life of a male motorist whose 1967 Chevy collided with a tree on Coombsville Road. The cause of the crash is under investigation, according to Napa CHP.

An unidentified motorist was killed Saturday night in a single-car crash in the 5900 block of Coombsville Road in Napa.

When CalFire and the responded to a report of the accident just before 11pm, they found a red 1967 Chevy Nova wrapped around an oak tree.

The male driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene by CalFire and AMR ambulance crews.

Officers said it appeared the Nova was going west on Coombsville when for unknown reasons the car drifted across the road and struck the oak tree with the passenger side of the car.

CalFire had to cut the roof off of the vehicle to extricate the driver.

The accident is under investigation, according to CHP.

tamie May 28, 2012 at 12:21 AM
My thoughts, prayers, and love go out to a beautiful family that has lost a wonderful young man.
C pridmore May 28, 2012 at 04:02 AM
A beautiful family is right. We Love you and our hearts are hurting. You are in our thoughts and prayers.He will be missed. We Love you guys !
c ray May 28, 2012 at 07:37 AM
Steve you don't know the circumstances or what caused the issue. At this time of hurting for the family your comments are uncalled. Rest in peace. I will always love you.
Unfiltered Steve Simoneau May 28, 2012 at 04:04 PM
You're absolutely correct, my apologies to the family. Walking across that road every day near that location to get my newspaper and nearly being run down by speeding motorists coming down the hill gives me no right to speculate. It saddens me to see that someone has lost a life and a family has lost a loved one.
Louisa Hufstader (Editor) May 28, 2012 at 04:51 PM
It's very sad: He was only 30. http://napa.patch.com/articles/victim-of-coombsville-crash-identified
Louisa Hufstader (Editor) May 28, 2012 at 04:57 PM
To the family, I hope you will accept my sympathy, personally and on behalf of Patch, for your loss.

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