Tehama

Two killed after vehicle collides with motorcycle identified

Fatal crash near Tehama, Glenn County line

ORLAND, Calif. - The two people killed after a crash near the Tehama-Glenn County line Sunday night have been identified by the Tehama County Coroners Office as William Watson, 43, and Toni Watson, 59, both from Orland. 

The crash happened around 5:20 p.m. north of Orland, near Watkins Road and Malton Switch Road.

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) said Kalen Souza, 20, from Willows, was driving a pickup southbound. They said he didn't see the stop sign in time and collided with a motorcycle going westbound.

The two people on the motorcycle were thrown from the motorcycle and died on scene. 

Souza's vehicle overturned and he suffered minor injuries.

The CHP said they don't believe alcohol or drugs were factors in the crash.


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