Male Pedestrian Struck by Two Vehicles near Lower Wyandotte Road

BUTTE COUNTY, CA (October 11, 2022) – Early Tuesday morning, Chad Henderson was fatally struck in a hit-and-run on Las Plumas Avenue.

The incident happened on October 4th around 5:30 a.m., near Las Plumas High School.

Per reports, Henderson was struck by a white sedan that then fled the scene without rendering aid to the victim. After seeing Henderson lying in the middle of the road, several other drivers stopped, put on their hazards, and called 911.

The driver of a 2020 Nissan Frontier pickup-truck tried to drive around the stopped vehicles and struck Henderson, causing fatal injuries.

Shortly after, responding officials declared 47-year-old Henderson, of Oroville dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, the Nissan driver was not charged for the incident. 

At this time, authorities are working to identify the hit-and-run suspect. Those with further information regarding the Las Plumas Avenue incident are encouraged to contact Butte County officials at (530) 538-2700. 

The team at Sweet James sends their sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Chad Henderson. May the memories of your loved one give you strength and comfort in the difficult days ahead.

Losing someone in a hit-and-run crash is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, and they are here to help. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that legal issues impose challenges on those involved. Let them help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation.

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