UPDATE 12:35 p.m. Thursday, March 26 - Chico Police confirmed the identity of a woman killed in a crash Thursday morning in south Chico.
29-year-old Ashley Leon of Chico was identified as the driver, according to police.
At this time, officers said it's unknown if drugs or alcohol played a factor in the collision.
CHICO, Calif. - One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash that blocked traffic for hours in south Chico early Thursday morning.
The wreck happened at about 1:15 a.m. at the intersection of Notre Dame Boulevard and the Skyway.
Chico police say the vehicle crashed into a retaining wall on the northeast corner of the intersection, close to a Starbucks coffee shop.
The driver was found dead by officers inside the vehicle.
The wreck closed that portion of road for nearly 3 and a half hours.
Officers are asking anyone who witnessed the crash to call them at 897-4970.
Action News Now is working to find out the name of the driver killed in that wreck.