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The road under the overpass on East Lassen Avenue was blocked off by police tape. Photo credit: Jessie Imhoff

Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle on Lassen Avenue

Jessie Imhoff // September 27, 2019

A pedestrian was struck by a transport van on East Lassen Avenue early Friday morning, leaving the area under the overpass blocked off by police. https://twitter.com/JessieReports/status/1177630551135539201 Officer...

Pedestrian deaths increased by 11 percent since 2015. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons

Over 5,000 pedestrians killed in the U.S in 2016

Jafet Serrato // April 19, 2017

Nearly 6,000 people died while walking to their destination last year, according to a recent analysis report by the Governors Highway Safety Association. That is an 11 percent increase compared to 2015,...

Photo credit: Helen Suh

Chico streets are whack

Alex Horne // May 12, 2016

Have you ever felt like you were risking your life simply crossing the street in Chico? I know I have. The streets of downtown, the CHICO streets (Chestnut, Hazel, Ivy, Cherry, Orange) and any street...

Chico Police Department officers responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian collision 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Photo credit: Hannah Suzuki

Fatal collision leaves 2 dead

Hannah Suzuki // April 27, 2015

A fatal vehicle versus pedestrian collision on an East Lassen Avenue sidewalk left an elderly couple dead and passenger injured Saturday. An 81-year-old driver had driven up onto a sidewalk and...

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