The Express received word from the Winters Police Department on Tuesday morning that Assistant Editor Julia Millon, 27, was killed in a solo car crash on Monday, May 28, at approximately 10:38 p.m.
Her 2009 Toyota was traveling at an unknown speed northbound on County Road 99 north of Bardard Street in unicorporated Yolo County when it left the roadway and collided with a tree. Following the collision, the car became engulfed in flames.
According to Officer Rodney Fitzhugh of the Woodland office of the California Highway Patrol, Millon died at the scene.
The collision is under investigation. Anyone with information about the collision is asked to call the Woodland CHP office, 530-662-4685.