Sep 23, 2015 2:26 PM by News Staff
The Shasta County Coroner’s Office has released the identity of a woman killed in a fiery crash near Shingletown Monday night.
The crash victim is identified as 48-year-old Vanessa Staton of Shingletown, and the lists the cause of death as blunt force trauma.
Investigators say Staton was driving Jeep along Highway 44, east of Broke Off Meadows Road, when she drifted off the road and struck a tree. The crash occurred around 6:45 p.m.
The crash is being investigated by the California Highway Patrol.