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2 Fatalities Reported after Deadly 2-Car Crash on Highway 89 in Truckee

TRUCKEE, CA (June 1, 2021) – Police are investigating a head-on collision on Highway 89 that claimed the life of Ross Schultz and Dixie Lewis, Tuesday afternoon.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash occurred around 3:25 p.m., near Cabin Creek Road.

Furthermore, reports stated that the head-on collision involved a big-rig and a sedan. However, the circumstances leading up to the crash remain unknown.

Upon arrival, emergency responders discovered the sedan pinned under the big-rig. Despite life-saving efforts, the rescue personnel pronounced at least two people dead on scene.

The coroner’s office identified the victims to be 20-year-old Ross Schultz and 19-year-old Dixie Lewis.

At this time, the authorities are investigating Highway 89 for possible factors that contributed to the head-on collision. More information will be given once available.


Our warm and sincerest sympathies go out to the friends and family of Ross Schultz and Dixie Lewis. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.


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