Police Make DUI Arrest After Fatal Crash


The California Highway Patrol has arrested a 31-year-old on suspicion of felony driving under the influence after a fatal head-on collision on State Route 36 Saturday left a 61-year-old Blocksburg man dead, according to a press release.

Police report that Andrew Harmon was driving a Dodge 3500 eastbound on State Route 36 near mile post marker 15.5 when for unknown reasons it drifted across the center lines and collided head-on with a 2006 BMW driven by Marc Broussard. Broussard and his passenger, Kaylem Branson, 51, were transported with major injuries to St. Joseph Hospital, where Broussard died hours later.

Harmon allegedly left the scene of the crash prior to officers' arrival but was tracked down and arrested in Rio Dell.

The CHP asks anyone with information about this crash to call 822-5981.

See the full CHP press release here.

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