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Passing maneuver by driver north of Winters leads to his death

A driver died when he tried to pass traffic on a rural road in Yolo County Wednesday night and crashed head-on into another vehicle.

The driver was traveling southbound on County Road 89 north of County Road 31 near Winters about 8:30 p.m. when he tried to pass a vehicle. He then collided head-on with a vehicle driven by Pablo Fuentes, 23, of Esparto, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Fuentes suffered major injuries and was transported to Kaiser Permanente in Vacaville. The other driver has not been identified, pending notification of relatives by the coroner.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews