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Highway 20 Accident Kills One Injures Two

One fatal accident to report in Nevada County over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. CHP Officer Mike Steele says 21-year-old Jazmine Cruz of Gridley was travelling on Highway 20 near Harmony Ridge Road, Saturday afternoon…

click to listen to Officer Steele

Steele says the car overturned and went down an embankment. A passenger in the rear seat of the car, 53-year-old Diana Romero of Oroville, was ejected and killed. Steele says she was not wearing a seat belt. He says access to the car was a challenge, but it would have been even more difficult if the crash had occurred at night…

click to listen to Officer Steele

Another passenger in the car, 34-year-old Tasha Keck, also from Oroville, had minor injuries, along with Cruz.

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