CHICO, Calif. -

The Chico Police Department has released the name of the man killed in a crash in Bidwell Park Wednesday morning.  The victim is identified as Adam Taylor, 27 of Paradise.  Police said he died when his Mini Cooper hit a tree and caught fire early New Year's Day morning.

Neighbors who live near the crash scene at Vallombrosa Avenue near Lilac Lane tried to pull Taylor from the burning car but couldn't get him out.

Anyone who knows where Taylor may have been coming from or going is asked to call the Chico Police Department at (530) 897-4900.