Person killed in Trinity Dam Blvd crash identified as 16-year-old boy

California Highway Patrol said the person killed in a crash on Trinity Dam Boulevard Friday was a 16-year-old boy.

Posted: May. 10, 2019 3:04 PM
Updated: May. 13, 2019 2:26 PM

UPDATE 11:15 a.m. Monday, May 13, 2019 - California Highway Patrol said the person killed in a crash on Trinity Dam Boulevard Friday was a 16-year-old boy.

At around 2 p.m. on May 10, a 2003 Nissan 350Z Coupe was being driven by a 16-year-old eastbound on Trinity Dam Boulevard, approximately 1.5 miles east of Buckeye Ridge Road. 

For unknown reasons, the driver traveled off the north roadway edge and into a steep embankment. 

The Nissan rolled over onto its roof. 

The driver was pronounced deceased at the scene. The passenger, a 17-year-old boy, was transported to Mercy Medical Center with moderate injuries. 

Authorities to do not believe drugs and alcohol were a factor in the crash, but the cause is still under investigation. 

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TRINITY COUNTY, Calif. - One person was killed in a crash on Highway 3 at Trinity Dam Boulevard on Friday.

According to California Highway Patrol logs, the crash was first reported just after 2 p.m. north of Weaverville. 

Authorities have confirmed that one person has died. 

We are working to learn more information. Stay tuned for updates. 

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