CHP Reports Fatal Head-On Crash In Palo Cedro

A woman was killed in a head-on crash on Deschutes Road near Highway 44 Wednesday morning, according to the CHP. The CHP says that for unknown reasons, a woman driving sedan on Deschutes Road swerved into oncoming traffic, hitting a pickup truck head-on just after 7AM. The woman driving the sedan was rushed to the hospital and later died. The man driving the pick-up truck suffered minor injuries. The woman’s identity has not been released.