3 Men Killed in Helicopter Crash near Lyon and Soda Springs Roads in Fairfield Identified

Roscoe Gray, Travis Shull, Jimmy Wasdin Killed in Fairfield Plane Crash near Lyon and Soda Springs Roads


Fairfield, California – Three men who were killed in a helicopter crash on Tuesday afternoon in Fairfield near Vacaville have been identified.

The deadly crash happened at around 1:27 p.m. June 2, near Lyon and Soda Springs roads off I-80.

The three men died after their helicopter made contact with a 115,000-volt PG&E power line and burst into flames.

The Solano County Coroner’s officers identified the victims as 29-year-old Travis Shull of Chico, 38-year-old Roscoe Gray of Sonora, and 41-year-old Jimmy Wasdin.

As per a local news report, the three were in a contractor’s helicopter and working for PG&E when the crash occurred.

The crash led to a power outage for over 38,000 PG&E customers for several hours.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

What to Do At the Accident Scene

Nobody is ever prepared for an accident. However, knowing what to do in case you are involved in the accident is very crucial. The following steps will help you ensure your safety and the safety of others.

  1. Stay at the scene and don’t panic.
  1. Check for injuries and immediately call for an ambulance if anyone is hurt.
  2. Notify the police even if no one is injured. The police will examine the scene and document the accident. At this point, it is important to record accurate information. You can later request a police report.
  3. If the accident is minor, it is advisable to move the vehicles to the shoulder and turn on your vehicle’s hazard lights to ensure the safety of other motorists.
  4. Gather information about the other drivers involved in the accident. Also, talk to witnesses and get their information.
  5. If possible, take photos of the damage to your car and the surrounding area.
  6. Do not admit fault or discuss the accident with anyone. Do not sign any papers unless requested by the police.
  7. Do not leave the accident scene until the police have left.

After leaving the accident scene,

  1. Contact your insurance company as soon as possible.
  2. Get a copy of the accident report from the police.
  3. Get a property damage valuation.
  4. If you were injured in the accident, keep detailed notes of your injuries and track your medical treatment.
  5. Contact a reputable personal injury attorney to protect your rights.
  6. Seek legal advice before you contact your insurer to discuss your car accident claim and compensation for your personal injuries. A qualified attorney will help you recover the maximum amount of damages.

Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”

Mr. Khodaverdian is personally available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.