Victim identified in Tehama County fatal crash

Feb 20, 2015 6:49 PM by News Staff

The Tehama County Coroner's Office has identified the man killed in a single vehicle crash Friday morning as 27-year-old Justin Owen, of Gerber.

According to the California Highway Patrol, Owen was killed when his Chrysler PT Cruiser hit a curb and flipped over on Paskenta Road, near Gyle Road around 6:35 a.m.

Owen was pronounced dead on the scene.

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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