Yuba-Sutter CHP: Two dead in fatal collision in rural Yuba County

Both the 39-year-old driver and 22-year-old passenger died on the scene.

Posted: Feb 28, 2020 5:38 PM
Updated: Feb 29, 2020 8:50 AM

YUBA COUNTY, Calif. - Two people died in a fatal collision in rural Yuba County on the afternoon of Feb. 28, according to CHP.

A 39-year-old woman of Oroville and a 22-year-old woman of Forbestown were traveling southbound of Frenchtown Road, south of Miracle Way around 1:30 p.m.

Through investigation, officials say they believe the 39-year-old was driving southbound into a curve at a high-speed.

When trying to navigate through, the 39-year-old crossed the center-divide and went into the northbound lane.

Officials say she overcorrected and lost control, leading her to strike a tree.

Both the 39-year-old driver and 22-year-old passenger died on the scene.

It is unknown if the woman was driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Names of the two women will be released pending next of kin notification.

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