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Pickup slams into Highway 49 business in North Auburn

North Auburn's Al Casner said he heard the loud bang of metal on metal Wednesday and then a screeching sound. "It went on forever," Casner said. The sound was truck wheels skiddi ...

Accident brief: One injured when vehicle goes off road

At least one occupant of a vehicle was reported injured after it went off the road Saturday near Hillcrest Boulevard in the Colfax area. Emergency personnel received the report ar ...

Big rig rolls east of Colfax

A United Grocers big rig out of Stockton ran off the highway early Wednesday morning. The crash occurred about three miles above Colfax on eastbound Interstate 80. Nearly 30,000 p ...

Granite Bay man killed in fatal crash

Officials identified Monday a Granite Bay man killed in a motorcycle accident over the weekend. Mark James Diddy, 39, was pronounced dead at the scene after he was ejected from his ...

Sedan, fire engine meet head first on 49

An Auburn City Fire Department engine was hit head-on by an elderly woman while at the scene of a separate car accident on Highway 49 during a rainy Thursday. The woman was listed ...

New Update: ID released on woman, man killed in Interstate 80 car crash

A 48-year-old Sacramento woman and her male passenger are dead following a collision on Interstate 80 between an out-of-control car and a Caltrans snow plow working at the side of ...

NEWS/VIDEO REPORT: Photographer takes a hit at speedway

A video clip of a bruising encounter with a wayward motorcycle is giving Auburn photographer Michael Kirby some Web, DVD and TV time. “I hope that’s not my 15 minutes,” Kirb ...

Pedestrian crossing Highway 49 struck by car

A man trying to cross busy Highway 49 on foot Saturday in North Auburn was struck by a vehicle and suffered major, life-threatening injuries. A California Highway Patrol officer a ...

Memorial planned for motorcycle accident victim

A memorial service will be held Nov. 2 for Seve Mamula, a 21-year-old Auburn man killed Thursday evening in a motorcycle accident at the Bell Road-Highway 49 intersection in North ...

Storm leads to crashes but no end to fire season

Slick roads contributed to a rash of spinouts and wayward autos overnight Friday as the Auburn-area foothills was buffeted by the first rainstorm of the season. The National Weath ...

Fatal facts: New report traces deadly Thanksgiving Day crash flight path

A new report from the National Transportation Safety Board is giving the people Larry and Janet Ampulski left behind a detailed picture of what happened last Nov. 22 in North Aubur ...

Video Report: Rock wall from Auburn Highway 49 crash torn down, rebuilt

Two days after a big rig failed to squeeze past a rock wall on narrow, winding Highway 49 into the American River canyon east of Auburn, part of the wall had been torn down and was ...

Another falling tree. Another miracle

Another falling tree. Another miracle in the Auburn area. A day after a Penryn woman narrowly missed being in her car as a tree flattened it, a Placer High School student was cou ...

Auburn man injured in Nevada County crash

San Jose State University student Grant Fujii of Auburn suffered major injuries in an early-morning single-vehicle accident Saturday in Nevada City, the California Highway Patrol r ...

Collision on Highway 49 hospitalizes motorcyclist

A motorcyclist was sent to the hospital Sunday afternoon after crashing his bike on Highway 49. William Jent, 55, of Rancho Cucamonga was headed southbound into the American River ...