Cal Poly student dead after collision
August 31, 2012
Jacob Van Staaveren, who was not wearing a helmet, failed to halt at a stop sign and collided into the truck’s driver’s side door. The driver of the truck, Gilberto Baltazar, 43, was treated for minor facial injuries and released from Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center.
Staaveren, who would have started his senior year this fall, was originally from Kenwood in Sonoma County.
Police said they do not believe that drugs or alcohol played any role in the crash.