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Eureka Woman Fatally Injured During Motorcycle Versus Vehicle Crash

On Friday, September 18, 2020, a Eureka woman tragically lost her life after she suffered injuries during an auto accident. California Highway Patrol (CHP) indicated that the collision involved a motorcycle as well as a passenger vehicle and occurred on a local road. Humboldt County authorities have identified the fatally injured motorcyclist as a 29-year-old Eureka resident. Additionally, one other person reportedly suffered injuries during the accident.

Man Identified Following Redding Area Car Accident

Monday, September 14, 2020, Shasta County officials released the identity of an elderly man who tragically lost his life in a Redding area car accident. The man was identified as 77-year-old John Franklin Stapp, a resident of the town of Palo Cedro. According to officials, the accident happened a couple of weeks earlier on Saturday, August 29, 2020, in the nearby area of Bella Vista. The cause of this crash remains under investigation.

Weaverville Man Dies During Highway 299 Crash

On Saturday, September 12, 2020, a man from Weaverville sadly lost his life as the result of a car accident on Highway 299. Trinity County Sheriff’s Department officials have since identified the decedent as 59-year-old David Knight. California Highway Patrol (CHP) indicated that Knight was the only individual involved in the accident, which took place near the small community of Big Bar and happened in the very early morning.

Teenager Dies During Vacaville Truck Accident

On Friday, September 11, 2020, one person tragically suffered deadly injuries during a Vacaville truck accident. The Solano County Sheriff’s Department has not yet released the decedent’s name, but have identified him as a 19-year-old resident of Vacaville. California Highway Patrol (CHP) indicated that this was a single-vehicle collision and that the incident remains under investigation.

One Person Killed in Chico Pedestrian Collision

On Friday, September 11, 2020, one person tragically sustained fatal trauma as the result of a Chico pedestrian collision. According to details from the Chico Police Department (CPD), the crash happened on a local road early on in the night and involved a single vehicle in addition to the pedestrian. The Butte County Sheriff’s Department is currently withholding the decedent’s identity. An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

One Dies After Pedestrian Hit-and-Run in Vallejo

On Wednesday, September 9, 2020, one person suffered fatal injuries during a pedestrian hit-and-run in Vallejo. The Solano County Sheriff’s Office has not yet reported the identity of the decedent. The Vallejo Police Department (VPD) indicated that the crash happened at night on the western side of the city and did not injure any other individuals. The crash is currently under police investigation.

Teenager Killed During Cameron Park Motorcycle Crash

On Saturday, September 5, 2020, a young man tragically lost his life during a Cameron Park motorcycle crash. The Placerville area California Highway Patrol (CHP) office stated that the accident only involved the single motorcycle and happened late at night. The young man has been identified as a 19-year-old resident of Cameron Park.

St. Helena Man Killed During Lake County Accident

A St. Helena man tragically lost his life during a Lake County car accident that took place on Friday, September 4, 2020. Clearlake area California Highway Patrol officers (CHP) indicated that the crash involved two vehicles and that one of the involved drivers was placed under arrest on DUI charges related to the incident. While authorities reported that the decedent was a 74-year-old St. Helena resident, his name has not yet been released.

One Killed During Dixon Area Car Crash

On Sunday, September 6, 2020, one person sadly passed away after being injured in a Dixon area car crash. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has reported that the decedent was a 20-year-old man and resident of Dixon. However, the man’s full identity is currently being withheld by officials of the Solano County Sheriff’s Office. According to police, this accident involved a single passenger vehicle and happened on a rural road. No other individuals were reported to have been involved.

Highway 29 Collision Causes Deadly Injuries

According to information released by California Highway Patrol (CHP), a Highway 29 collision left at least one person with fatal injuries on Friday, September 4, 2020. The accident reportedly happened in the morning in the area of Hidden Valley. The number of people killed as a result of this crash has not yet been reported and authorities have not reported the identity of any involved individuals. The crash is under an active CHP investigation at this time.

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