Authorities have identified the two people killed on highway 70 south of Palermo. 42-year old Brian Jojo and his wife, 38-year old Kristine Jojo, both of Oroville, were killed when their pick up was hit head-on by a semi-truck yesterday afternoon south of Power House Hill Road.
Brian Jojo, the driver of the pick-up, was heading south on Highway 70, when he veered off the shoulder and over-corrected. He veered into the path of the northbound semi-truck. Jojo and his wife were not wearing seatbelts.
The driver of the semi received minor injuries.