Bay Area mother, daughter killed in Hwy 4 crash is 2nd family tragedy

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Wednesday, August 16, 2023
Deadly Hwy 4 crash marks 2nd tragedy for Bay Area family
A family that was killed in a crash Wednesday morning has ties to another tragedy that struck back in 2008.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Tragedy strikes again for a San Francisco family.

ABC7 News has learned that Danielle Bologna and her daughter, Francesca, were killed in a head-on collision on Highway 4 west of Copperopolis in the Sierra foothills.

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SF Gate reports that Jose Luis Garcia Jr. of Hayward also died in the accident.

Video of Danielle back in 2008 shows when she attended a court hearing for the shooting deaths of her husband Tony and their two sons. They were killed in San Francisco in a case of mistaken identity.

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A third son, Andrew, survived that incident and is now the only surviving member of his family.

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