Saturday, October 5, 2019

CHP report on Burson fatal crash

   According to CHP on October 4, 2019 around 9 AM a 2010 Acura driven by an 38 year old Avery resident, was preparing to enter Hwy 12 in the Burson area from a private driveway.

   Mitchell McGee (47) of Valley Springs was driving a 2009 Ford F150 approximately 50-55 mph on Hwy 12 approaching
the Acura.

   For reasons still under investigation, the driver of the Acura unsafely entered Hwy 12 directly in the path of the approaching Ford and collided with the drivers side .

   The impact pushed both vehicles off the roadway.  Despite life-saving efforts at the scene, the driver of the Acura sustained fatal injuries.

   The passenger in the Acura, a four year old  boy was flown to UC Davis Medical Center with minor injuries.

   McGee was not injured in this collision. Alcohol and/or drugs are not believed to be a factor in this collision, which is still under investigation.


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