STANISLAUS COUNTY —
The Stanislaus Sheriff’s Department is mourning the loss of Sgt. Jermey Fielder after he was involved in a fatal car crash Friday night.
Around 8:02 p.m., a 33-year-old female driver in a ’96 Honda Accord traveling north on Leedom Road near Santa Fe Avenue for unknown reasons allowed her vehicle to travel into the southbound lane colliding into Fielder.
Both drivers suffered fatal injuries and a passenger in Fielder’s vehicle was taken to a local hospital with unknown injuries.
Fielder, a 20-year-veteran, was off-duty driving a ’00 Honda CRV.
Both drivers were traveling at an unknown rate of speed.