Kyung Shim Killed in Ridgecrest 2-Vehicle Crash on Highway 395
Ridgecrest, California (October 21, 2020) – Kyung Shim, 72, of Los Angeles, has been identified as the woman who was killed Sunday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash in Ridgecrest.
At about 4:39 p.m. October 18, a Toyota Highlander occupied by Shim, was traveling southbound on Highway 395 when the driver allegedly mistook a stop sign for a four-way stop and proceeded eastbound.
The Highlander was then struck by a northbound vehicle.
Shim was transported to a local hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries.
Alcohol or drugs were not considered a factor in the collision.
An investigation into the accident is underway.