Chico man dies after jumping out of moving vehicle

Jun 22, 2015 1:11 PM by News Staff

A Chico man died early Sunday morning after he reportedly jumped out of a moving SUV in Butte County, near Dayton Road and Willow Landing Road.

According to the California Highway Patrol, Daron Ferguson, 40, was a passenger in a Chevy Tahoe driven by 39-year-old Chico resident Astra Doss, when he opened the door and jumped out around 2 a.m.

Ferguson sustained blunt force trauma to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A CHP investigation is ongoing.


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