YUBA COUNTY (CBS13) — A 33-year-old man is dead after crashing through a guardrail and into a tree Wednesday.

CHP officers said the driver was traveling west on Marysville Road west of Bullards Bar in a Ford Van. In the crash report, officers said the driver failed to take the curve in the road, drive through a guardrail, collided with a tree and then rolled down the embankment.

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Officers are not sure when the crash happened. The driver was ejected from his vehicle because he was not wearing a seatbelt. A dog was also in the van in the time of the crash.

The dog survived and remained at the scene as first responders arrived.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. It is unknown if drugs or alcohol were involved in this collision.

Comments (2)
  1. Nancy Andrews says:

    CBS, Apparently first responders left the dog behind which is terrible. People are trying to catch it to no avail. It’s too cold for it to be out overnight. Any way you can spread the word about this?

  2. Lori Largent says:

    The dog is fine and was not leaving her Papa. Locals who arrived on the scene could not catch the sweet little companion until family arrived, and instead of spending the night in the pound, she got to be by her dad’s side well taken care of…Fate of man’s best friend was to be there to the end.
    Love to this man and his sweet pup. He was amazing and caring and giving beyond this world.

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