Mechanics Bank has opened an account for the benefit of CHP Officer Kenyon Youngstrom, who died after an exchange of gunfire with a suspect in a routine traffic stop Tuesday on Interstate 680 in Alamo.
People can contribute at any Mechanics Bank branch office, via mail or through a wire transfer, according to a Mechanics Bank news release.
By mail, people can send to Mechanics Bank, 1350 N. Main St., Walnut Creek, CA 94596.
By wire transfer, the Mechanics Bank routing number is 121102036, "For Officer Kenyon Youngstrom."
Checks should be made payable to: For Benefit of Officer Kenyon Youngstrom.
Wells Fargo is also accepting donations for the fallen officer's family.
Mariana Phipps of Wells Fargo writes:
The CHP has set up an account at Wells Fargo which can receive donations under the account title of: KENYON MARC YOUNGSTROM CHILDREN'S BENEFIT MEMORIAL. Our deepest sympathy goes out to the fallen officer and his family.