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Update: Pickup Driver Injured in Wreck Near Stafford Lake

A 46-year-old Novato man was towing a boat and failed to negotiate a curve in the road near where Isaac Brott was killed in 2010.

A pickup truck driver towing a boat ran off the road Tuesday morning on a rural stretch of Novato Boulevard and suffered serious injuries.

Richard Marshall, 46, of Novato sustained broken bones and a possible broken back when his truck hit a tree, the California Highway Patrol said.

An emergency call was placed at 6:42 a.m. to report a crash in the 2700 block of Novato Boulevard, about one mile west of San Marin High School, route: {:controller=>"listings", :action=>"show", :id=>"san-marin-high-school"} -->, according to the Novato Fire District. The location just a few feet east from where a  student,

Barbara September 20, 2012 at 01:22 AM
Well said Elena.
Tim Van Raam September 20, 2012 at 10:02 PM
Rick is a neighbor of mine and one of the most cautious drivers I have ever seen. Not sure what coused the accident and won't speculate, I just wish him a speedty recovery and thanks to his firefighter family for all the help the are giving him and his family. You guys are awesome. Tim Van Raam
SHROYER FOR SUPERVISOR 2014 October 03, 2012 at 03:38 AM
Wishing lots of love to Rick and his wife at this very difficult time. xoxoxo
bella October 12, 2012 at 10:37 PM
Yes you are right Eric. Indeed there are more parents that are drunks and pill poppers in this town than I have ever seen anywhere else. Not to mention a bunch of parents who are just to busy with their own lives they just look the other way. Give the kids everything and then they can have their own lives. Wake up Novato parents. Stop trying to one up each other and start being a parent. Think of all the kids who have died in Novato crashes in the past ten years.
Brent Carlson October 13, 2012 at 01:43 AM
From Davids comments, It would be simple to have a reminder on that curve that has caused so much misery. I remember it as Jennifer Moore Corner and I will and respecting her life. Tougher to bear for me that anyone in this community was capable of doing that to another. Dumping her body in Novato Creek after her Rape. Anyways, I've seen enough tragedy there and I would have the County dig a few ripple stripes in the roadway. Just enough to slow down or observe the lower speed for that corner. It wouldn't take much.

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