UPDATE 10:22 a.m. Friday, June 21, 2019 - The Shasta County Sheriff's Office has identified the driver killed in a crash on Highway 299 Wednesday.
She has been identified as Erika M. Westlake, 31, of Chico.
CHICO, Calif. - A 31-year-old Chico woman is dead after authorities said she slammed a stolen Prius into a parked logging truck on Highway 299.
The crash happened around 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon on Highway 299, east of Redding.
Investigators said the driver was likely under the influence of drugs.
Her identity has not been released.
This is a developing story. Stay tuned for updates.
Correction: The original story was updated to correct the suspect's gender.
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