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Driver Identified in Deadly Crash on Old Oregon Trail

The Redding Police Department has identified the driver killed in a crash on Old Oregon Trail Monday afternoon.

Posted: Jan 14, 2019 1:25 PM
Updated: Jan 15, 2019 4:40 PM

UPDATE 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 - The Redding Police Department has identified the driver killed in a high-speed crash on Old Oregon Trail Monday afternoon. 

The driver has been identified as Patrick E Sullivan, 31, of Shasta Lake. 

The incident remains under investigation by the Redding Police Department. 

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UPDATE 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 - The Butte County Sheriff's Office has released more information regarding the fatal accident on Old Oregon Trail in Redding on Monday. 

According to witnesses, prior to the accident, the driver of the pickup truck sideswiped another vehicle driven by Tatyana Bobrick, 49, of Redding, on Bear Mountain Road when she was coming to a stop at Old Oregon Trail. 

The driver of the pickup truck then continued on Old Oregon Trail at high speeds, failing to stop after the collision. 

Bobrick was wearing her seatbelt and was not injured. 

Witnesses then saw the driver of the pickup truck lose control of the vehicle west of La Crescenta Drive, crashing off of the roadway and into multiple trees. 

The driver of the pickup truck has not been identified.

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UPDATE 1:35 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 - One is dead following a crash on Old Oregon Trail in Redding, south of the Tierra Oaks Golf Club.

Officers at the scene are still investigating the cause of the crash, but they say a silver pick-up truck was speeding on the roadway when it went around a curve and lost control of the vehicle. 

The vehicle turned, flipped and then hit several trees before coming to rest along the roadway. 

The driver was declared dead at the scene when officers arrived. They are investigating the possibility of the driver not wearing a seatbelt.

The driver of the vehicle has not been identified. 

Stay tuned for more updates. 

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REDDING, Calif. - Local agencies are responding to two major crashes in Redding.

California Highway Patrol is currently on scene at a collision near Old Oregon Trail and Bear Mountain Road in Redding, which happened around12:20 p.m. 

Old Oregon Trail is currently closed in both directions due to the collision. 

An ambulance and Sheriff-Coroner vehicle are at the scene. 

Officers told Action News Now that there could be a possible fatality. 

The second incident was a vehicle versus wheelchair collision off of Placer Street and Willis Street in Redding. 

Stay with Action News Now for the latest updates as they become available. 

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