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Three Injured In Hwy 20 Crash

Three injuries are reported, with one person flown to Sutter-Roseville hospital, after the driver of an SUV crashed into a tree in Nevada County early this (Tues.) afternoon. CHP officer Mike Steele says it happened on a stretch of Highway 20 east of Nevada City, just west of Missouri Bar Road. …

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Steele says 33-year-old Elaina Kirshman was a passenger flown to Sutter-Roseville and is from the nearby town of Washington. The driver, 43-year-old Rye LaPierre of Clear Lake, had a laceration.  The other passenger, 34-year-old Ronald Portlock of Sacramento, had complaint of pain.

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