Trinity County Sheriff’s Office press release: 

On Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at approximately 11:15 pm, the California Highway Patrol notified the Trinity County Dispatch Center of a single vehicle accident in the downriver area of Trinity County.

Deputies, California Highway Patrol Officers, and medical personnel were dispatched to the location. At that time, it was discovered that the vehicle had contained a single occupant, who had died as a result of the accident.

The identity of the individual was not available until the following day; the individual was identified as Billy Blevins, of Salyer.

The family has been notified of his passing.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation by the California Highway Patrol.