2 Killed after Single-Vehicle Crash near Hayfork

TRINITY COUNTY, CA (July 13, 2023) – Late Friday afternoon, two occupants were killed in a solo-car accident on State Route 3. The fatal incident occurred around 5:35 p.m. on SR-3, just two miles north of State Route 36, south of Hayfork. According to CHP, A 2006 Ford Five Hundred went off the road while traveling northbound on SR-3 at an unknown rate of speed. Subsequently, the Ford crashed into a tree, leaving the driver and the passenger with fatal injuries. Responding emergency personnel declared two occupants, believed to be residents of Hayfork, dead at the scene. At this time, their identity remains undisclosed to the public, pending notification from the next of kin. Furthermore, a large portion of the area was temporarily shut down to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties. Police said both occupants were wearing their seatbelts. It was unclear whether or not alcohol or drugs played a role in the crash. The Trinity River Area CHP continues to investigate the State Route 3 solo-car accident.
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