1 Dead and 2 Injured After Head-On Crash on State Route 89

TRUCKEE, CA (September 5, 2022) – Friday, Tyler Kavanagh died and two others sustained injuries after a multi-vehicle crash on State Route 89.

The accident took place on August 26th, at around 1:30 p.m. near Cabin Creek Road.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the driver of an International box truck crossed over the solid double yellow lines and collided head-on with a white Subaru Impreza. The truck also sideswiped a black Ford Eco Sport and a black Subaru Outback.

Officials on the scene pronounced the white Subaru Impreza driver dead. The victim was later identified as Tyler Kavanagh, 37, of Olympic Valley.

Meanwhile, two other unnamed individuals suffered minor injuries from the crash. Both of the victims were transported to Tahoe Forest Hospital in Truckee for treatment.

Emergency crews closed down the area surrounding the crash for a period of time afterward to perform investigations and preliminary duties.

Truckee police officials have not released any additional information at this time but will release further updates once available.

The team at Sweet James would like to offer their sincere condolences to the family and friends of Tyler Kavanagh. May you find comfort and strength during this time.

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