Santa Rosa person dies, his girlfriend terribly hurt in a single-car crash near Healdsburg

A person died and his girlfriend was poorly wounded in a single-car or truck crash on Highway 101 around Healdsburg early Monday early morning, as the few headed to their Santa Rosa property, authorities and the man’s spouse and children stated.

Adrienne Smith, 19, was driving south on Highway 101 in a Ford Target south of Dry Creek Highway with passenger Kyle Hayes, 20, then missing handle of the car or truck, hit a tree and slid down a grime embankment right before coming to a cease, the CHP stated.

Officers responded to the crash at 12:17 a.m. and Smith and Hayes ended up transported to Santa Rosa Memorial Healthcare facility with major accidents.

Hayes, who suffered mind injuries, died Monday afternoon at the hospital surrounded by family immediately after he was taken off life support, explained his mom Kassie Hayes.

Though the trigger of the crash continues to be less than investigation, DUI is not suspected as a contributing component, CHP Officer David deRutte stated.

Smith had pushed Hayes to his cashier task in Mendocino on Sunday, hung out with his household who lives in the city till Hayes got off function at all around 11 p.m. She was driving him household forward of an early-early morning change at Freeman Toyota in Santa Rosa, exactly where he labored as a mechanic, Kassie Hayes explained.

“We currently forgive her. We fully grasp that mishaps take place,” his mother claimed of Smith. “We know that she’s likely not likely to cease beating herself up about this and that’s really unfortunate. I assume Kyle would definitely want her to shift on and not enable his passing damage her life.”

Hayes was born and elevated in Mendocino and expended about a ten years coaching with a nearby nonprofit to be a circus performer, his mother said.

He commenced classes at Santa Rosa Junior College or university shortly soon after graduating from Mendocino Community Higher Faculty in 2018 and prepared to sooner or later transfer to a four-yr higher education to research mechanical engineering.

Hayes started working on vehicles as soon as he could lawfully travel, starting off with the invest in of a $1,500 Mustang GT that he repaired and traded for a far better vehicle, his mom said. Immediately after far more trades and repairs, he at some point traded up to a $15,000 Corvette, his mother reported.

“He was quite mechanically inclined,” she stated. “He needed to be the mechanic and very own the store, as well.”

Her son was a friend to those people “outcast in the community” and a caring brother, she said.

Just two months just before Monday’s crash, Hayes’ youthful brother Christopher joined the few as a roommate in their Santa Rosa dwelling, Kassie Hayes claimed.

“They were being finest mates,” she reported of her sons. “They … have been super fired up to share their lives.”

Apart from his mom and brother, Kyle Hayes is survived by his father Invoice and Peanut, the family’s chihuahua.

You can arrive at Personnel Author Nashelly Chavez at 707-521-5203 or [email protected] and Workers Author Kaylee Tornay at 707-521-5250 or [email protected].