Teen Killed When Distracted Highway Officer Rear-Ends Car

 Thursday, June 9, 2016

 Action News Now

Coroners with the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim in the high-speed collision that left one dead and several injured Tuesday afternoon in Orland. Weston Sites, 15, of Willows, was identified as the individual killed in the accident. Officers with CHP said that the crash happened around 3:30pm Tuesday. It happened on I-5 just south of HWY 32.
Officers said that traffic was slowing down on northbound I-5 for a construction zone. THE CHP officer driving the mobile road enforcement truck was approaching the stopped traffic when he became distracted and crashed into the back of a Hyundai Elantra.