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15 December 2016 By James M. Johnson 0 comments

PLACER COUNTY: Head-On Crash on Highway 49 Near Auburn Kills 2 Bear River High School Students, Injures 1 Motorist

Highway 49 car crash Placer County December 15PLACER COUNTY, California (December 15, 2016) – A fatal head-on crash was reported on Highway 49 Thursday near Auburn, according to The Sacramento Bee and KCRA.

The accident took place just after 1 p.m, near Joeger Road.

As per the two articles, California Highway Patrol said a 1999 white BMW was going south on Highway 49 when for an unknown reason it crossed into the northbound lane. The car then collided head-on with a pickup truck.

Two occupants in the BMW were pronounced dead at the scene, as one was ejected from the vehicle. The names of the deceased have not been yet released pending notification of family although CHP described them as 18-year-old Bear River High School students.

Meanwhile, one person in the truck sustained minor injuries following the crash.

The cause of the incident remains under investigation.

The staff members of Johnson Attorneys Group thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their family and friends during such difficult times.

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