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Atwater Man, 31, Dies After Crashing Into Tree Near Auburn

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — An Atwater man was killed after a truck slammed into a tree near Auburn Monday night. The California Highway Patrol says the crash happened shortly before 11 p.m. on Auburn Folsom Road, near the Lees Lane intersection. (credit: Auburn Police Department) Officers say a pickup truck was heading southbound when, for an unknown reason, the driver veered to the right and went off the roadway. The truck then crashed into a tree and a fence. Medics pronounced the driver dead at the scene. His name has not been released, but officers have identified him as a 31-year-old Atwater resident. Auburn is located roughly 40 miles northeast of Sacramento.
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Pollock Pines Traffic Crash Injures Motorcyclist

Accident on U.S. 50 Caused When Motorcyclist Hits Object in Road. A traffic crash in Pollock Pines on June 25 caused injury to a motorcyclist and then the motorist fled the scene. The hit-and-run accident happened around 5:23 p.m. along westbound U.S. 50 just west of Sly Park Road in the Pollock Pines area east of Placerville. Authorities were notified that a motorcyclist was down in the center divider.

Man dies in Auburn after crashing into tree

AUBURN, Calif. (KTXL) — Auburn CHP has confirmed that a crash along Auburn Folsom Road on Monday resulted in a fatality. According to CHP, at 10:50 p.m. a 40-year-old man was driving a Ford F-450 along Auburn Folsom Road when he hit a tree. The roadway was shut down for several hours and the man […]

Squirrel, Tree Branch That Tripped Safety System Caused Power Outage In Grass Valley

GRASS VALLEY (CBS13) — A power outage in Grass Valley on Tuesday morning was caused by a squirrel and tree branch that came into contact with a line, officials say. PG&E says that power went out around 6:15 a.m. in the Lost Lake Road area. About 1,250 customers lost power. Officials say a troubleman who responded to the scene found that the outage was caused by a squirrel and tree branch that came into contact with the line and tripped the EPSS system. This system is part of PG&E’s enhanced power line safety settings, officials say. It automatically turns off power within one-tenth of a second. Crews are now working to fully restore power. So far, 620 customers have their power back on. The remaining 638 customers should see their power come back on by 2 p.m., PG&E says.

Fun at the Sun City Lincoln Hills pool parties

It’s summer fun at the pool party for the fun senior kids at Sun City Lincoln Hills!. Steve Evans added to fun with fantastic music from the side of the Orchard Creek pool. The senior kids had fun dancing to Steve’s and Jim Baughman’s music. Jim was on the road with Merle Haggard as his lead guitar player. He is in the Country and Western Hall of Fame.

Penryn man sentenced to over five years for stalking a 16-year-old girl

Originally published as a Placer County Disctrict Attorney’s Office Facebook post:. “On June 23, 2022, the Honorable Judge Howell sentenced Gregory Hyde, age 30, to five years and four months in the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. On September 8, 2021, Hyde followed, stalked and threatened the victim...

El Dorado County Sheriff honored fallen deputy this week

EL DORADO COUNTY, Calif. (KTXL) — The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office unveiled the Brian “Ish” Ishmael Memorial Highway on Monday for deputy Ishmael who was shot and killed in 2019 while responding to a call. The signs for the memorial highway will be placed along eastbound and westbound Highway 50 at Missouri Flat Road, […]

Auburn adds to its license plate reader program; police to purchase 6 new cameras

The Auburn City Council approved the purchase of six additional automated license plate reader cameras this month, strengthening the city’s geofence of protection. The Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR) runs through software which searches for a match between what it sees and an uploaded list. Auburn Police Department Lt....

Folsom impresses at Santa Barbara team camp

It’s been a great summer for Mike Wall and the Folsom High basketball program and it’s not over yet. The Bulldogs have played well at almost every opportunity against the toughest of competition. In fact, Wall has learned that next year’s varsity team will probably be much better than he might have expected prior to the start of spring ball.