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Ill Wednesday, June 6, 2001 Builetin, Newspaper policy ident backed into a parked Information that appears vehicle Thursday, May 31, at in this column is compiled 2:03 p.m. from the California High- William Mawk, 47, was way Patrol activity logs in backing a 1995 Isuzu flatbed Quincy and, in some cases, out of the parking lot at Susanville. The fact that Mountain Building Supply in someone has been involved Quincy. in an automobile accident He noted a 1996 Dodge Ram does not constitute liability 1500 behind him and missed or fault. In addition, the re- it, but as he was pulling for- porting CHP agency deter- ward, the rear of Mawk's mines whether injuries in truck swung wide and hit the the accident are character- rear of the Dodge. ized as minor, moderate, major or fatal. Highway 7O at Nighway S9 Minor injuries were sus- tained by a passenger in a two-vehicle incident Thurs- day, May 31, at 1:50 p.m. Aurora Leveroni, 78, of Graeagle, was driving a 1991 Pontiac Sunbird eastbound on Highway 70, approaching Highway 89 in Blairsden. She made a left turn from westbound Highway 70 to southbound Highway 89 di- rectly into the path of Brad Loomis, 29, of Portola Loomis applied the brakes of the 1985 Chevy S-10 pickup he was driving, but skidded into the left rear of Leveroni's vehicle. Velma DeLeon, 67, of Nova- to, was a passenger in Leveroni's vehicle She was transported to Eastern Main Street, Quincy Plumas District Hospital in A San Jose resident was at- Portola. rested and charged with dri- ving under the influence fol- Qeeeeee lowing a single-vehicle inci- While extinguishing a vehi- dent that knocked down two cle fin-e, the Taylorsville Fire power poles Saturday, June Department's engine caught 2, at 2:52 a.m. on fire Thursday, May 31, at Stephen S. McCray, 58, was 10 a.m. driving a 2001 Chrysler west- No injuries were reported bound on Main Street in the when a Taylorsville resident number one lane. He was ap- was involved in a single-vehi- proaching the junction with cle incident. westbound Lawrence Street, Ramona Eaglesmith, 42, at an unknown rate of speed, was driving a borrowed 1979 Due to the driver's alleged VW bus east on Genesee level of intoxication, McCray Road. failed to safely negotiate the The engine stopped run- roadway as it curved slightly ning, leaving Eaglesmith to the right, stranded in the roadway. He traveled through a Eag]esmith and her young raised center median, re- passengers got out of the ve- turned onto the roadway, and hicle before the vehicle fully hit two power poles before ignited. coming to rest blocking the The Taylorsville Fire De- westbound lane of Lawrence partment responded to the in- Pine Street, Quincy When a bicycle trick went wrong, a 17-year-old Quincy teen received moderate in- juries Sunday, June 3, at 7:50 p.m. Glen R. White was riding his Mosh Giant bicycle in the intersection of Reese and Pine streets in East Quincy, performing tricks. He attempted a trick called the "Bunny Hop," and lost control of his bike. He fell off the bike and hit the ground. He was transported to Plumas District Hospital in Quincy for scrapes, contu- sions, a possible concussion and a possible hemothorax. tL et. cident and firefighters were [power lines were separated caught on fire. and came to rest in various According to the CHP oWz- places on the roadway and an cer on the scene, the cause of unknown type of fluid was the second fire may have spilled from an electrical been due to faulty wiring in transformer, creating a Haz- the old rig. The department Mat situation, crew was having difficulties Plumas County Office of with the engine while en Emergency Services head route to the fire. Andy Anderson is checking it out to determine the exact ha- Highway 89, Imlhm Falls ture of the spilled product. Road Westbound Lawrence No injuries were reported Street was closed for safety when a Ceres, Calif., resident reasons, as well as for was involved in a single-vehi- cleanup purposes, cle incident Thursday, May Upon arrival at the colli- 31, at 1 a.m. sion scene, the driver was Andrew J. Brogdon, 44, was contacted and allegedly dis- driving south on Highway 89 played signs of alcohol intoxi- south of Indian Falls Road in cation, a 1981 Ford Escort. He was He was tested for blood al- traveling at between 55-60 cohol content and arrested, mph. McCray was not injured Brogdon was negotiating a during the incident, left curve, when for an un- known reason he lost control Pmldng lot, Quincy of the vehicle. 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Both parties were wearing It finally came to rest on its their seat belts. top, facing in a westerly di- rection. Near Mill Creek Road, Quincy Brogdon chose to remain in A passenger in a 1992 the vehicle overnight and in- Yamaha received major in- to the next day, when a pass- juries when the ATV he was ing motorist saw the vehicle riding flipped over Sunday, over the side and reported it May 2% at 7:30 p.m. to the CHP. Jose G. Lazcon, 30, of Pix- Brogdon was wearing his ley, and his passenger, seat belt during the time of Steven Pearson, 33, of Quin- the incident, cy, were traveling on a dirt ..... - ........... "-:" ....... .......... east ofMlltCre /, k Highway 89, at A-15 Road. Minor injuries were report- Attempting to climb a dirt ed when the vehicle drivenembankment, the driver by a Clio resident struck a stopped the ATV, downshift- large pine tree Monday, May ed into first g.ear, and then 29, at 9 p.m. began climbing the dirt em- Mary J. Chavez, 48, was bankment. driving a 1989 Mercedes Due to the angle of the era- northbound on Highway 89 bankment in conjunction approaching the intersection with the weight on the rear with Plumas County Road A-axle, the front tires of the 15. ATV began to come off the She entered the left curveground. at an excessive rate of speed, Pearson reportedly losing control of the vehicle, grabbed onto the driver and It went off the road and up began pulling him off the ve- the embankment on the hicle. He then accidentally north side of Highway 89, depressed the accelerator and where it struck a large tree. the ATV flipped over, eject- Her right front passenger,ingboth men. The ATV flipped over and the left side handlebar struck Pearson in the face. Lazcon uprighted the ATV and transported Pearson back to a residence on Mill Creek Road. He was then tak- en to Plumas District Hospi- tal in Quincy, then flown to Enloe Hospital in Chico. Pearson sustained a lacera- tion to his left eye and face. Highway 49, south of Highway 70 A Reno woman received major injuries when she was ejected from the 2000 Yamaha motorcycle she was riding. Karen Marie Barrios, 43, was proceeding north on 1-800413-2244 135 Main St., Chester Highway 49, soutll way 70 at an of 55 mph, Sunday, 5:50 p.m. A westerly wind ing, which she proceeded doW t way. She allowed her to drift off the the gravel shoulder. braked and off the shoulder. The left side, ej She sustained a left scapula and to her left leg. She was wearing a] See CHP, matter of pride/" Memorial Da) Open Sat. 10 - 2 M-F 8:30" Full Service serving the area Video Ubrary II LUMBER COMPANY A family owned sawmill company in business for 50 years Seeking logs, timber, timberland Competitive price, accurate log scale, prompt payment Douglas Rr, White Rr, Ponderosa and Lodgepole Pine Your success managing your timberland is important to our success. 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