The Tremendous Bowl celebration was purported to be a enjoyable gathering, an opportunity for Michael Patland’s household and associates to satisfy up at his Browns Valley house, rejoice the sport, and even toss round a soccer.
“I all the time beloved that custom and needed to convey all my associates collectively,” for the occasion, Michael stated.
It was Feb. 2, 2020, and the company included Michael’s youthful brother, Kevin Patland.
Simply 23 years previous, Kevin was a wine enterprise pupil at Sonoma State.
“He regarded so completely satisfied,” on the celebration, Michael recalled.
That is the reminiscence that Michael, now 28, needs to hold onto. As a result of that was the final time he talked to Kevin.
Simply after 7 p.m. that night, driving his Chevrolet Camaro, Kevin left the celebration at Michael’s home.
The 2 brothers hugged goodbye. “I stated, ‘See you quickly,’ and he was off,” recalled Michael.
Simply minutes later, Kevin was turning left from Woodlawn Drive towards the eastbound lane of Browns Valley Street as an Infiniti G37s pushed by Napan Gary Lindstrom was dashing west on Browns Valley Street.
In a second that might change each households’ lives ceaselessly, Lindstrom’s automobile collided violently with Kevin’s.