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Fatal Single-Vehicle Accident in Gridley

Local officials reported that one person lost his life during a fatal single-vehicle accident in Gridley on Sunday, April 5, 2020. The Butte County Sheriff’s Office has identified the decedent as 31-year-old Derick Ray Womack. California Highway Patrol (CHP) is investigating the accident and have indicated that Womack was the only individual injured during the incident.

Yuba City Man Identified Following Fatal Collision

On Tuesday, March 31, 2020, the Shasta County Sheriff’s Department reported the identity of a Yuba City man who tragically lost his life during a local vehicle accident a few days earlier. The deceased was identified as 42-year-old Tilak Madhukar Baviskar. According to California Highway Patrol (CHP), this crash occurred on Saturday, March 28, 2020, on a highway in Shasta County near the community of Bella Vista. The incident remains under CHP investigation at this time.

Napa Car Accident Fatally Injures Paso Robles Man

A Paso Robles man tragically lost his life during a vehicle accident that took place in Napa on Thursday, April 2, 2020. Napa County authorities are currently withholding the identity of the decedent until his family is notified. However, police have indicated that he was a 30-year-old man. The collision reportedly involved one vehicle and happened in the very early morning. California Highway Patrol (CHP) is still investigating possible causal factors of the accident.

Manteca Woman Killed in Livermore Car Accident

A Manteca woman was killed after a car accident on Interstate 580 in Livermore, CA, on March 29, 2020. The crash happened around 6:21 a.m. on I-580 near Livermore Avenue. A 2004 Buick LeSabre was reportedly involved in a head-on collision with a 2014 Nissan Altima, according to the Dublin-Area California Highway Patrol (CHP) office. The driver of the Nissan, a 33-year-old Newark woman, was transported by ambulance to Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley for treatment of serious injuries. Sadly, the Buick driver was pronounced deceased at the scene by first responders. The Alameda County Coroner’s Office has identified the decedent as 24-year-old Gabriella Perez-Ramirez of Manteca.

Vallejo Resident Dies in Oakland Hit-and-Run

On Tuesday, March 31, 2020, a Vallejo resident tragically lost his life during a vehicle accident that took place in Oakland. The decedent was identified by authorities as 64-year-old Kenneth B. Allen. California Highway Patrol (CHP) indicated that the collision occurred at night and involved a hit-and-run vehicle. Officers are reportedly still looking for both the missing vehicle and driver.

Pittsburg Man Identified Following Fatal Antioch Collision

On Tuesday, March 31, 2020, authorities reported the identity of a Pittsburg man who tragically lost his life during a double-vehicle collision that took place in the nearby city of Antioch. The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office identified the decedent as David Mattie, a 52-year-old man. According to reports from the Antioch Police Department (APD), the crash happened at night just off of a local highway. In addition to Mattie, an 18-year-old man from Antioch also suffered trauma during the crash.

Fatal Redding Area Car Accident

One person sadly passed away after being involved in a fatal Redding area car accident on Saturday, March 28, 2020. The Shasta County Sheriff’s Department is currently withholding the man’s identity until his family is notified. Information reported by California Highway Patrol (CHP) stated that the accident occurred on a local highway just outside of Redding during the early evening. The collision remains under CHP investigation at this time.

Vasco Road Crash Kills Brentwood Man

One person tragically lost his life during a Vasco Road crash that occurred on Sunday, March 29, 2020. The decedent has since been identified by authorities of the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office as Gilbert Chang, a 48-year-old Brentwood man. In addition to Chang, one other person suffered major injuries as a result of this crash. According to information from California Highway Patrol (CHP), the collision happened at night and involved two vehicles, including a motorcycle that reportedly caught fire during the incident.

Chico Woman Fatally Injured in Area Car Crash

A 29-year-old Chico woman tragically lost her life in a car accident that occurred on Thursday, March 26, 2020. The crash happened in the very early morning inside of Chico city limits and involved only one vehicle. The Chico Police Department (CPD) is currently conducting an official investigation into possible collision factors.

Antioch Crash Kills Oakley Man

A man tragically lost his life during a crash that took place in Antioch on Wednesday, March 25, 2020. The Antioch Police Department (APD) reported that the accident occurred at night on a local highway offramp and involved two vehicles. The decedent has been identified as a 52-year-old Oakley man. However, his name has not been released. Additionally, an 18-year-old Antioch man was hospitalized for non-life threatening injuries.