3-vehicle accident leads to fatality

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Chico Police Department responded to a three-car traffic collision that led to one fatality at Marigold and East Avenue on Saturday.

A vehicle with a solo driver was traveling at a high speed eastbound on East Avenue and collided with another vehicle that was occupied by two subjects. The second vehicle was traveling northbound on Marigold Avenue at the time of the collision. The third vehicle was occupied by three people and sustained only minor damage.

Three subjects were transported to a local hospital where one subject died from the collision, according to a Chico Police Department press release.

The Chico Police Department Major Accident Investigation Team and Chico Police Department are currently investigating to see if any of the involved parties were impaired during the collision.

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