Redding
52° F
Clear
Clear
Red Bluff
54° F
Clear
Clear
Chico
54° F
Clear
Clear
Advertisement

Teen killed in overnight accident

By Mat Mendez, Assistant News Director
Published On: Jun 15 2013 12:40:12 PM CDT
Updated On: Jun 15 2013 10:28:01 PM CDT
Generic: Car Accident Skid Mark

Courtesy: MGN Online

JOHNSON PARK, Calif. -

A Burney teenager is dead after police say he crashed into a tree on Highway 299E at Vallejo Street in Johnson Park.

It happened Just before 1 a.m. Saturday.

Investigators say the 17-year-old boy was driving a white Tahoe eastbound on 299E when the vehicle drifted onto the north shoulder, traveled down an embankment, and hit a tree.

He was taken to Mayers Memorial Hospital with major injuries, and later died.

His name has not been released.