Brothers Killed After Vehicle Crashes Down Hillside Identified

Two brothers from Yreka who were found dead after plunging down a high cliffside have been identified. 18-year-old Colin Brannon and 23-year-old Carl Blossomgame had been missing since Monday and their family started searching for them Thursday. At around 1AM Saturday Yreka Police asked the CHP for help finding the two men. Police tracked their cell phones to find a possible location off Highway 263 near Pioneer Bridge. A foot search was done and the brothers were found deceased in a car about 200 feet down the side of the mountain. The CHP used a helicopter to help recover the deceased men.