Dustin Ortiz Killed in Two-Vehicle Collision on Byron Highway in Byron


Dustin Ortiz Killed in Byron Big Rig Crash on Byron Highway near Holey Road

Dustin Ortiz Killed in Byron Big Rig Crash on Byron Highway near Holey Road

Byron, California – The Contra Costa County Coroner’s Office identified Dustin Ortiz as the driver who died following a Byron big rig crash that happened on Byron Highway on Thursday morning.

The collision happened at around 6:25 a.m. October 22, along Byron Highway near Holey Road and east of the Byron Airport.

CHP said Ortiz, a 35-year-old Galt resident, was driving a big rig semi truck southbound on the highway when he drifted across the double yellow lines and collided with an oncoming F-150 pickup truck.

The big rig overturned as a result of the collision. It spilled rolls of aluminium and leaked fuel.

Ortiz was killed in the crash. The other driver was uninjured.

The CHP is investigating the crash.

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