Son of Turlock Police Chief Dies in Car Accident

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Turlock Police say that the young man who died after a crash in Hughson Tuesday was the eldest son of Police Chief Robert Jackson.

The crash happened near Hatch Road, between Clinton and Baldwin Roads.

Authorities said that a Jeep clipped another car, sending the Jeep rolling into an embankment. The driver of the jeep was not wearing a seatbelt, CHP says, and was thrown from the car.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Turlock Police note that the Jackson family is currently making funeral arrangements. They also ask the public to respect the family’s privacy.

Drugs or alcohol weren’t a factor in the crash, authorities note.

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