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.
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.