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Palermo man killed in morning crash

CHP Officers are investigating a deadly crash in Oroville.

Posted: Sep 21, 2020 12:18 PM
Updated: Sep 21, 2020 12:50 PM

Editors Note: A previous version of this article stated the collision happened on Monday. This article has been corrected to say the collision happened on Sunday.

OROVILLE, Calif. – CHP Officers are investigating a deadly crash in Oroville.

The collision happened around 9 a.m. Sunday on Lincoln Blvd., north of Stanley Drive.

The CHP said Lawrence Prouty, of Palermo, was killed in the collision. Officers said Prouty spun out of control into another lane and was hit by an oncoming vehicle.

Prouty was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the hospital, investigators said. People in the other vehicle suffered minor injuries.

Investigators are working to determine whether alcohol or drugs contributed to the crash.

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Tuesday was another sunny and unseasonably warm to hot day for much of northern California. It was much like Monday, except the wind was stronger, and the wind will be much stronger through much of the next week.
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