Two traffic incidents, both on Saturday, Aug. 6, both in Idyllwild, and each with similar circumstances, took place over the last week.
At 9:20 a.m., Luann Elizabeth Sheneman, 78, of Idyllwild, was driving her 2000 silver Subaru Outback eastbound on Pine Crest Avenue in Idyllwild, 1/10 of a mile east of Highway 243, when she hit a parked 2004 F250 pickup truck. The truck, owned by Rogelio Gonzalez of Idyllwild, was attached to a utility trailer. All vehicles involved had moderate damage. The California Highway Patrol report noted that Sheneman was driving at a speed unsafe for road conditions when the incident occurred. There were no passengers in any of the vehicles involved and no injuries.
At 1:10 p.m., Jeffrey Lawrence Kleefisch, 58, of Idyllwild, was driving his 1999 white Jeep Cherokee southbound on Sylvan Way in Pine Cove, just south of Pine Cove Road, when his vehicle struck a parked 2003 Honda Pilot owned by Phillip Craig Wills, also of Idyllwild. Kleefisch’s vehicle had rollover damage and Will’s vehicle had moderate damage. Kleefisch was cited for driving under the influence. No one was injured and there were no passengers in any vehicle involved.