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Fatal Collision on Highway 20

A fatal collision on Highway 20 just east of Nevada City occurred at 10:30 Monday night. The head on collision   involving two vehicles occurred as one vehicle crossed over the double yellow line.

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Officer Marc Morrison explains what happened next.

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The deceased driver has been identified as Mathew Mueller of Nevada City. The passenger in the second car was treated at the hospital and found to have serious injures. A CHP spokesperson says the passenger in a Ford Explorer was hurt much worse than originally thought. The spokesperson says the female passenger suffered broken bones and significant internal injures. The accident remains under investigation.

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