FAIRFIELD — Paul Yamot had four sisters he was very protective of and a passion for the Oakland A’s, a family member recalled.
“He’s just caring,” Kris Nakasone, 27, of Walnut Creek, said of her brother, who died Monday after the car he was driving on Cordelia Road crashed into two concrete barriers. Two passengers in the car were injured.
Yamot, a Fairfield resident whose 33rd birthday was Jan. 3, went to Armijo High School before going to a high school in Davis, Nakasone said.
Family members, she said, went Tuesday to the accident site on Cordelia Road near Hale Ranch Road, where police said Yamot drove past warning signs on a closed portion of Cordelia Road.
“It doesn’t make sense why he would go to that site,” Nakasone said.
Yamot also would not have deliberately driven into the barriers to take his life, his sister said.
“He is not that type,” Nakasone said.
She recalled Yamot’s admiration for the late rapper and actor Tupac Shakur. Yamot liked Shakur’s toughness and indifference to other people’s opinion, Nakasone said.
Services for Yamot will take place in Fairfield but a specific time and place has not been set yet, she said.
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