On August 27, 2019 at approximately 1:31 am, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) received reports of a traffic collision in the area of Watt Avenue and Longview Drive. Upon arrival responding units located a 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo within the dry creek bed of Arcade Creek, east of northbound SR-51, and north of Watt Avenue.

Both the male driver and male passenger were still seat belted inside the vehicle and required extrication. Sacramento County Fire arrived on scene and pronounced both parties in the vehicle deceased. Preliminary on scene investigation suggests this was a solo vehicle traffic collision. Drugs or alcohol do not appear to be a factor in this collision.

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Born and raised in Rio Linda, graduate of Rio Linda High School, and resident for most of the last 50 years. Committee Chair for the Rio Linda Elverta Visions Committee, announcer for the Rio Linda Little League Parade, Keeper of the Archway Lights, and outspoken advocate for the community.