Hit-and-run causes gas leak near Gold Country Casino in Oroville

Nov 6, 2015 2:59 PM by News Staff

A hit-and-run crash sheared off a gas meter near Gold Country Casino in Oroville Friday morning.

Authorities say the driver crashed into a gas meter on Olive Highway, near Tyme Way, in front of Gold Country Casino around 7 a.m.

Pacific Gas and Electric responded to the area and shut the gas off. PG&E spokesperson Paul Moreno says no roads were closed and the casino, as well as area homes were not affected by the gas leak.

The California Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.


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