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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

Josiah Nicholl

February 27, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News

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 while intoxicated and driving with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 causing injury. All charges against R...

Car flips during an accident

Car flips during an accident

Christian Solis

August 25, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

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 to Kevin, tow-truck driver, as he was coming down 8th St. about 100 feet before the intersection wh...

Hit-and-run kills woman dragged half mile

Hit-and-run kills woman dragged half mile

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

February 18, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

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 at 7:30 p.m. on West Sacramento and Citrus Avenue, but were unable to find the victim.They rec...

Fatal car accident on 7th and Chestnut

Fatal car accident on 7th and Chestnut

Lindsay Pincus

March 28, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

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 eastbound when he hit the individual and a parked car, according to Sergeant Scott Ruppel. A ...

Student struck by car in front of O’Connell

Student struck by car in front of O’Connell

Steven Verstelle

April 23, 2014


Filed under News

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 student was riding a long-board on Warner Street near West Second Street when she was hit by a black Volkswagen Beetle, said said Leslie Velasquez, a...

Memorials held for dead students

Memorials held for dead students

Mozes Zarate

February 3, 2014


Filed under News

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, according to a campus wide email. Mata-Adams, 19, a passenger in the car, died Jan. 28 at Enloe Medica...

Zingg comments on students’ deaths

Zingg comments on students’ deaths

Mozes Zarate

January 30, 2014


Filed under News

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 and they and their parents expected tat they would succeed in our company," Zingg said. Austin Silve...

Fundraiser held for student’s funeral

Fundraiser held for student’s funeral

Mozes Zarate

January 29, 2014


Filed under News

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 Sunday killed one other passenger, Austin Silver, 20, and left driver Diego Arriaga-Rodriguez, 18, in critical condition. The fundraiser's goal is to support Lisa Mata, Mata-A...

Second passenger in Sunday’s crash is dead

Second passenger in Sunday’s crash is dead

Mozes Zarate

January 28, 2014


Filed under News

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 to die in the crash. Austin Silver, 20, was pronounced dead at the scene. As of 4 p.m. Tuesday, driver Diego Arriaga-Rodriguez, 18, is in...

Student dies, two students critically injured in crash

Student dies, two students critically injured in crash

Mozes Zarate

January 26, 2014


Filed under News

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 the scene from severe head trauma, according to California Highway Patrol. At approximately 12:45 a.m. Sunday, Diego Rodriguez, 18, was drivin...

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