Traffic Collision near Slack Ravine Left Grass Valley Man Dead, 2 Injured

NEVADA COUNTY, CA (October 6, 2022) – Sunday night, a head-on crash on SR-20 left a man dead and Anthony Burgan and Alyssa Brown injured.

The collision occurred around 10:20 p.m. near Slack Ravine.

According to the CHP, a westbound 2004 Oldsmobile Alero crossed the center line and collided head-on with a 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee. 

Tragically, the 47-year-old man from Grass Valley driving the Alero died at the scene. His name has not yet been released, pending notification of next of kin.

Meanwhile, paramedics transported the 35-year-old Jeep driver, Anthony Burgan, to Sutter Roseville Medical Center for moderate injuries. Responders also transported his passenger, 25-year-old Alyssa Brown, to a Hospital in Marysville for treatment of significant injuries.

Investigators said the high rate of speed played a factor in the incident. At this time, those with further information regarding the SR-20 head-on crash are encouraged to contact Nevada County Officials.

Sweet James sends out their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the victim. May the loving memories of your loved one and the love of your family give you strength in the days ahead.

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