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Seatbelts and Airbags May Have Saved PV Woman

An 80 year-old Penn Valley woman is recovering from injuries after she drove off the road and struck a tree. CHP Officer Greg Tassone says it happened on McCourtney Road  near Thoroughbred Loop around 6:30 last night…

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She was airlifted to Sutter Roseville Hospital with possible rib fractures and chest injuries.The woman was wearing her seat belt, and both front and side airbags deployed. The cause is still under investigation, but drugs or alcohol did not appear to be a factor. The woman was the only person in the vehicle.

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