Authorities identify driver killed in Oroville crash

May 6, 2016 9:29 PM by News Staff

The Butte County Coroner has identified the driver who slammed into an oak tree yesterday in Oroville.

Leland Siegal, 53, died in the crash.

According to the CHP, Siegal was driving on Lower Wyandotte Road, just east of Feather Falls Casino about four yesterday afternoon when he drove his a ford ranger pick-up off the road and hit the tree.

There were no signs of braking, and Siegal was pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses told CHP officers the man appeared to be driving okay prior to the crash.


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