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Suspect in hit-and-run faces new charges

Suspect in hit-and-run faces new charges

Nicholas Carr

February 12, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, News

The man charged with vehicular manslaughter following the death of a Chico State student in an alleged DUI hit-and-run will face new charges in March in the form of money laundering.Prior to the new charges, Riley Dean Hoover plead not guilty to a total of five felonies, according a the Butte County...

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...

Update: Student struck in hit-and-run has died

Update: Student struck in hit-and-run has died

Ernesto Rivera

September 24, 2013


Filed under News

A Chico State student who fought serious injuries after being struck by a car Sunday evening died Tuesday afternoon at Enloe Medical Center. Kristina Chesterman, 21, a senior nursing major, suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck on the 300 block of Nord Avenue shortly before 11 ...

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