Jeremy Barrington Dead, Another Injured in Live Oak Big Rig Crash on Highway 99
LIVE OAK, CA (January 4, 2020) – A crash involving a big rig claimed the life of 40-year-old Live Oak resident Jeremy Barrington on Monday, December 30.
According to the CHP Yuba-Sutter Office, the head-on accident between a semi-truck and pickup truck happened just after 8:45 a.m.
The driver of a 2000 GMC pickup truck moved north on Highway 99. Then his vehicle crossed over into oncoming traffic and slammed head-on with a 2014 Peterbilt semi-truck near McDonald Avenue.
The GMC driver, Jeremy Barrington, died at the scene, according to the CHP. The big-rig driver, a Turlock man, sustained minor facial lacerations and refused medical transport.
Officers suspect alcohol as a factor in the incident. There are no reports of arrest on the big-rig driver.
Authorities closed Highway 99 at Clark Road and northbound at Paseo Road for more than four hours because of the incident.
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