The Doe Network:
Case File 148DFCA

1 2 Age-Progression
Left and Center: Clark, circa 1990; Right: Age-progressed by NCMEC to age 36 (circa 2008)

Toni Danielle Clark
Missing since March 16, 1990 from San Bruno, San Mateo County, California.
Classification: Lost, Injured, Missing

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: June 4, 1972
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 17 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'3; 110 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Black female. Black hair; brown eyes.
  • Marks, Scars: Clark's ears are pierced. A mole on her left calf and a slight scar on the right knee.
  • Clothing: Black tube top with lace, black linen shorts, light blue jean jacket, white loafers; a two gold nugget ring on her right hand and a gold chain bracelet.
  • Dentals: Available. She has gaps between her front teeth.
  • DNA: Available
  • Medical Conditions: Clark was two months pregnant at the time of her disappearance.

Circumstances of Disappearance
Clark had been visiting friends and family in a rough neighborhood of Oakland on March 16, 1990. Her cousin recalled that Toni had trouble starting her boyfriend's car as she was getting ready to head home. Her car stalled on the Bay Bridge, and by the time it was reported to the California Highway Patrol, it had been hit from behind by another motorist.
Police believe Toni was in front of her vehicle when it was struck, and that she was thrown into the water below. Toni's body was never recovered from the bay, even though Coast Guard rescuers began their search within six minutes of the collision.
The Highway Patrol consulted an expert who said the body would have followed the tide out to the Golden Gate Bridge, and a few weeks later the case was closed.
Witnesses on the bridge gave police conflicting statements about the person they saw near the car. Some remembered a black man looking under the hood. Others saw a man walking away from the vehicle. And no one actually saw a body go over the railing, only the wreckage of her car after it was struck.
In the car itself, a bracelet Toni never removed was found along with the keys to the car lying on the passenger side floorboard.
Clark's mother received a telephone call from a girl she believes was her daughter one week following her disappearance. The girl was crying on the line for approximately 40 seconds before the call was terminated. Police were unable to trace the call.

If you have any information concerning Clark's case, please contact:
San Bruno Police Department

All information may be submitted on an anonymous basis.

Agency Case Number: 90031715

NCMEC #: NCMC737294.

NCIC Number: M-413272926
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
The San Francisco Chronicle
ABC News

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