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Woman to stand trial for DUI accident that left one dead

Woman to stand trial for DUI accident that left one dead
February 27, 2018

A Chico resident is standing trial for multiple charges following an intoxicated driving accident that left one man dead on Sept. 9, 2017.Christine Rowe, 69, has been charged with vehicular manslaughter...

Car flips during an accident

The man inside the flipped pick up trick suffered minor injuries. Photo credit: Christian Solis
August 25, 2017

Tow-Truck crashes into a pickup truck this afternoon.A tow-truck coming down 8th St., a one way street, slammed into a silver pickup truck trying to cross the intersection going up Ivy Street.According...

Hit-and-run kills woman dragged half mile

A woman was killed Wednesday night after being struck by a car and dragged half a mile 
Photo from Google maps
February 18, 2016

A woman died of her injuries after reportedly being hit by a car and dragged a half a mile, Wednesday night. Police are still looking for the driver who fled the scene.Chico police were notified of a hit-run...

Fatal car accident on 7th and Chestnut

Chico Police and Chico Fire Department talk to witnesses at the scene of the accident. Photo credit Trevor Ryan
March 28, 2015

A man was hit by a car on 7th and Chestnut Saturday at around 8:00 p.m. and was pronounced dead, according to Chico Police. The man was walking northbound across the street and the driver was coming...

Student struck by car in front of O’Connell

Paramedics, fireman and University Police officers tend to a student after being struck by a Volkswagen Beetle on Warner Street. Photo credit: Steven Verstelle
April 23, 2014

A Chico State student was hospitalized Wednesday afternoon after being struck by a car on Warner Street Street in front of the O'Connell Technology Center. The incident occurred around 12:15 p.m.. The...

Memorials held for dead students

Bryant Mata-Adams, left, Austin Silver. Photos courtesy of Chico State.
February 3, 2014

Memorial and support services are being held for the students involved in a fatal car crash that occurred on Jan. 27. Services for Bryant Mata-Adams will be held on Feb. 8, at 4190 Front St. in San Diego,...

Zingg comments on students’ deaths

President Paul Zingg
January 29, 2014

In a video announcement to the campus Wednesday evening, President Paul Zingg talked about the three Chico State students who were in involved in a fatal car crash Sunday. "They have high hopes, dreams...

Fundraiser held for student’s funeral

Bryant Mata-Adams
January 29, 2014

An online fundraiser in support of Bryant Mata-Adams' mother has raised more than $10,000 in less than two days. Mata-Adams, a 19-year-old Chico State student, died Monday after a suspected DUI crash...

Second passenger in Sunday’s crash is dead

Flowers are left at the remains of a crashed that killed 20-year-old Chico State student Austin Silver and 19-year-old Bryant Mata-Adams.Photo credit: Madison Holmes
January 28, 2014

Bryant Mata-Adams, 19, a Chico state student involved in a fatal crash early Sunday morning, passed away overnight Monday, according to the Butte County coroner's office. Mata-Adams is the second passenger...

Student dies, two students critically injured in crash

Austin Silver
January 26, 2014

A Chico State student is dead and two other students are in critical condition after a car crash occurred early Sunday morning.Austin Silver, 20, who was a passenger in the car, was pronounced dead at...

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