CHP releases info about fatal Saturday crash

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TRUCKEE, Calif. (KOLO) - The California Highway Patrol has not yet released the name of a Truckee man killed in a head-on crash Saturday.

CHP says shortly before 6:30PM January 26, 2019, the man, in a Subaru WRX, was headed north on SR 89 north of Squaw Valley Road. He was involved in a non-injury rear-end crash, after which he got out of his car and talked with the driver he had hit, then got back in his car and sped off without trading insurance and contact information.

He continued north on 89, crossing into the southbound lane and hitting a southbound Chevy Camaro head-on. He was killed. Two people in the Camaro sustained major injuries and were taken to Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno.

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CHP says it appears the driver who was killed had been drinking.