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Missing Orangevale Hiker Drank From Creek With Water Filter To Stay Alive

Miyuki Harwood only carried enough for a daytrip before she went missing during a hike.


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California Highway Patrol Change Makes Hiring Qualified Candidates Easier

The CHP is making some changes, because it doesn’t want to lose out on getting the best candidates who in the past had to wait to apply.


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Father, 6-Year-Old Daughter Killed In LA Freeway Collision

Authorities say a father and his young daughter were killed when their family SUV collided with a delivery truck on a busy Los Angeles freeway.



CHP: Alta Arden Expressway Crash Kills 1, Six Others Injured

Authorities say one person is dead and six others are injured after a crash on the Alta Arden Expressway Sunday afternoon.


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CHP: World War II-Era Tank Runs Over, Kills Man In Fairfield

vintage tank ran over and killed a man near Fairfield Saturday afternoon, authorities say.



Recent Across The Top Project Crash Data Missing After CHP Computer Upgrade

In the wake of crashes like the one on Wednesday, Caltrans likes to track them to identify potential dangers.



Good Samaritan Killed While Trying To Help Stalled Driver

Someone trying to be a Good Samaritan lost their life in a crash on Interstate 80 early Wednesday morning.


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Attempted Murder Suspect Hit By Car As He Ran Across Freeway

Authorities say a man wanted for attempted murder drove the wrong way on a Los Angeles-area highway and then was struck by a car as he attempted to sprint across lanes to elude police.



2 Dead After Motorcycle Crash On Highway 99 Near Pleasant Grove

Lanes of Highway 99 in the Pleasant Grove area are back open after an accident left two people dead late Wednesday night.



Woman Jumps Or Falls From Bay Bridge To Evade CHP

Authorities are searching the waters off the Bay Bridge for a woman who either jumped or fell off the guardrail as she was trying to evade the California Highway Patrol.



Stockton Man In Wheelchair, 75, Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver

Authorities are on the hunt for the driver of a pickup truck who hit and killed a man in a wheelchair and then took off.


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Car Clipped By Train South Of Elk Grove, Driver Unharmed

California Highway Patrol says a driver is lucky to be alive after his car was clipped by a train late Thursday morning.