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Woman Killed in Wrong-Way, Head-On Collison in Novato

A woman who was driving a vehicle the wrong-way on eastbound state Highway 37 in Novato was killed and the motorist she struck in a head-on collision suffered minor injuries on Tuesday night according to the California Highway Patrol.

The wrong-way driver was reported at about 9:20 p.m. on eastbound Highway 37 near the Petaluma River bridge, CHP Officer Damian Cistaro said. The collision occurred on the transition to U.S. Highway 101 around 9:26 p.m., with a CHP patrol vehicle arriving at the scene soon after.

The transition was closed for several hours as the CHP investigated the collision, but reopened at 12:37 a.m. Wednesday.

The motorist who was struck by the wrong-way vehicle wasn't identified and was transported to a hospital.

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