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Argument, intoxication factors in crash

Couple on way home from night out
By: Bridget Jones, Journal Staff Writer
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A man and his wife involved in a DUI crash Friday night were arguing when their truck rolled over, according to police. Auburn residents Randall Farrior Jr., 54, and his wife, Alice Farrior, 48, were on their way home after a night of dinner, drinking and playing pool, according to Sgt. Doug Milligan of the California Highway Patrol. “(The responding officer) mentions they were arguing while driving and intoxicated, lost control, went off the road and flipped over, hitting some trees,” Milligan said Wednesday morning. The solo-vehicle crash occurred at 11:34 p.m. Friday on New Airport Road just south of Bill Francis Drive. Randall Farrior was driving a 2006 Ford F-250. A Placer County Sheriff’s deputy and a resident responded to the crash, Milligan said. The couple was transported to Sutter Roseville Hospital. Upon admittance Randall Farrior was listed with severe injuries while Alice Farrior was listed with moderate injuries, according to Milligan. On Saturday and Sunday they were discharged from the hospital, so their current condition is unknown, according to Robin Montgomery, communications officer for Sutter Roseville. Milligan said Farrior was not taken into custody Friday night. “He was released because of his injuries,” he said. “He was cited, arrested and released.” Milligan said the highway patrol offers advice to those considering drinking and driving. “Don’t drink and drive,” he said. “Grab a taxi or stay home.” The highway patrol is in the process of concluding the case, Milligan said. Reach Bridget Jones at bridgetj@goldcountrymedia.com