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Crash kills Greenwood driver in Pilot Hill

The 79-year-old driver of a pickup was killed after the vehicle slid off Salmon Falls Road in Pilot Hill and crashed. According to the Highway Patrol report, the crash took place ...

Out of control on Foresthill Road

AUBURN JOURNAL PHOTO This pickup rests on its side along Foresthill Road, about three miles east of Auburn, after the driver lost control and it veered out of its eastbound lane, ...

One person dead in single-vehicle rollover crash in Auburn

 A male occupant was declared dead at the scene of a single vehicle rollover crash on Lincoln Way in Auburn Friday night. Two other people believed to be connected to the in ...

Memorial fund set up for family of Highway 49 crash victim

Michael A. Kaspar is being remembered as a man with an infectious smile who died too soon. Kaspar, 57, was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 49 in the Lake of the Pines are ...

Second death in Highway 49 crash near Lake of the Pines

A 90-year-old Grass Valley man seen driving erratically before a crash that killed an Auburn driver along Highway 49 has died in the hospital. Alford Dale Presser died Saturday ev ...

Highway 49 crash leads to death, manslaughter charge

The driver of one vehicle involved in a horrific crash on Highway 49 is dead, the driver of another is critically injured and the California Highway Patrol is sorting out why the L ...

I-80, Meadow Vista crashes slow traffic, injure biker

A motorcycle rider was injured Monday in a crash with a truck on Placer Hills Road in Meadow Vista. Injured in the crash was motorcycle rider Scott Trauman, 24, of Colfax. Accord ...

Newcastle crash injures driver on Highway 193

The California Highway Patrol was investigating a single-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon on Highway 193 in Newcastle that sent the driver to hospital and slowed traffic. The cra ...

Rain creates heightened Auburn crash conditions

Rain is back in the Auburn forecast, creating slick roads and challenges for drivers on winding, narrow stretches of blacktop. While the rain was far from heavy during the day in ...

Equipment failure blamed for logging-truck crash between Auburn and Foresthill

UPDATE Two logging trucks – one with a full load of logs – crashed Monday on a serpentine section of Foresthill Road. While the crash site was an ominous debris field ...

Highway 49 crash involves five autos, injures two in North Auburn

An SUV driven by a man who reportedly lost consciousness plowed into a line of cars waiting at a North Auburn stoplight on Monday. The crash on southbound Highway 49 damaged five ...

5 suffer major injuries in Highway 49 crash in North Auburn

The drivers of two vehicles involved in a head-on crash Thursday on Highway 49 in North Auburn were hospitalized with major injuries, the California Highway Patrol said. The Highw ...

Dutch Flat cyclist dies in crash near Foresthill Bridge

A cyclist is dead, and the driver of the pickup that authorities say struck her Thursday morning on Foresthill Road near Auburn was arrested on a felony driving-under-the-influence ...

Missing Sacramento motorcyclist ID’d as crash victim

A Sacramento motorcycle rider who had been missing since April 29 has been identified by the Placer County coroner as the man whose body was found off an embankment Thursday east o ...