Fatal Crash on Highway 299 East of Burnt Ranch
At least on person has been killed in a car crash along Highway 299 that was reported this morning east of Burnt Ranch near Ironside Mountain in Trinity County.
According to the California Highway Patrol Incident report, one vehicle was found upside down in the Trinity River at approximately 10 a.m.
A firefighter responding to the scene reportedly found one victim with fatal injuries, but was unable to determine if any passengers were inside the vehicle at the time of the crash.
One-way traffic control will reportedly be set up in the area for at least another half hour while crews recover the vehicle form the river.
 CITZ COULDN'T SEE A VEH
 PER TRI CO SO - VEHICLE UPSIDE DWN IN THE RIVER 1/4 E/O MM 13 - SEEING FROM THE HWY
 PER 90-19 ADVS S UNIT and ADVS BUDDY'S TOW INFO WE HAVE SO FAR
 [Rotation Request Comment] 1039 BUDDY'S TOW // 530-629-2424
 A90-019 WE'LL PROBABLY HAVE TO SHUT DWN THE WB LANE TO GET TO THE VEH
 A90-019 ADVS BUDDYS AUTO TOW WILL NEED ABOUT 800 FT OF CABLE TO GET TO THE VEHICLE
 A90-019 1023 FOR BUDDYS TOW TO RETURN W/PROPER EQUIPMENT - HAD TO GET MORE EQUIPMENT - WILL HAVE TO PULL VEH OUT OF RIVER TO ATTEMPT EXTRACATION IF NEED BE - ONE WAY TRAFFIC CONTROL FOR AT LEAST ANOTHER HOUR
 A90-019 PER FIRE ONE CONFIRMED 1144 CAN'T SEE ANYTHING ELSE IN THE VEH
 A90-019 UNABLE TO SEE ANY FURTHER IN THE VEHICLE
 A90-019 ETA FROM BUDDY'S
 PER MIKE W/BUDDYS TOW BACK AT THE SHOP GETTING THE HEAVY TRUCK EQUIPPING IT NOW ETA BACK TO SCENE 45 MINUTES MAYBE LESS
 1039 HUMB CC FOR CT NOTIFICATION
 A90-019 REQ ETA FM BUDDYS
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