CHP investigating fatal crash in Tehama County

Feb 20, 2015 10:53 AM by News Staff

California Highway Patrol officers are on the scene of single vehicle fatal crash in Tehama County.

The crash happened around 6:35 a.m. on Paskenta Road, near Gyle Road when 27-year-old Justin Owen srashed a Chrysler PT Cruiser after hitting a curb, causing the vehicle to flip over and roll down an embankment.

Owen was pronounced dead on the scene. No other injuries have been reported.

CHP investigators say it appears that foggy weather and speed may have played a factor in the crash, but at this time it does not appear as though alcohol or drugs played a factor.

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