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Friends of student killed in accident petition for safer streets

Shane Smith, a senior public relations major, and Dillon Mitchler, a senior English major, hope to make Chico's streets safer for students following the tragic death of Nickolas Klein. Photo credit: George Johnston

Claire Martinez

April 17, 2015

Two Chico State students have teamed up after losing a friend to demand change so no one else will experience losing a loved one to accidents on the streets of Chico. On a daily basis, cars honk at each other and slam on brakes as students speedwalk through intersections, hoping not to come in con...

Memorial held for student who died in fatal car accident

Friends and family fondly remembered the late Nickolas Klein. Photo credit: Dylan Dewit

Dylan Dewit

April 11, 2015

Ned Klein, Nickolas Klein’s twin brother, donned his late brother’s Guns N’ Roses t-shirt as he conducted the commemoration of Nick’s life. He began by sharing his own memories of Nick. “The only thing that brings the most joy is to talk about him,” he said. “I really can’t stop s...

Driver that struck man identified as Chico State student

Campos's SUV hit two parked cars on Hazel Street. Photo credit: Trevor Ryan

Dylan Dewit

April 5, 2015

Chico State senior Juan Campos was identified as the driver of the SUV that hit and killed Nickolas Klein on West Seventh and Hazel streets last Saturday night, according to Chico Police Officer Todd Lefkowitz. No arrest was made. Lefkowitz said that witnesses had told police that they suspec...

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