Driver Killed in Accident on Auburn Boulevard
A fatal crash in North Highlands left one man dead after his vehicle was struck by a GMC Yukon on Auburn Boulevard at about 8:30 in the evening. According to a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the man is identified as a resident of North Highlands. The CHP said that he pulled out of the parking lot at the Dutch Bros coffee drive-through near Kohler Road and into the path of the Yukon on the boulevard. The driver of the Yukon, age 26, reported he was unable to stop in time to avoid the 2009 Infiniti Coupe. The North Highlands resident was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead at about 9:00 p.m. The CHP is investigating the fatal crash to determine why and how it happened. At this time, it is uncertain if alcohol or drugs were involved. The CHP is asking anyone who witnessed the crash to call them at 916-348-2300.