Oroville man killed after being ejected from vehicle

An Oroville man is died after being thrown from a car.

Police say a Ford Explorer with three people in it was headed northbound on Highway 99 in Sutter County on Monday, July 1.

They believe driver veered into a southbound lane for an unknown reason.

When he tried to correct himself, he lost control and rolled the SUV.

A passenger in the backseat, a 37-year-old Oroville man, was thrown from the explorer and killed.

The teenage driver and another passenger, 20-year-old Joshua Childers of Yuba City received only moderate injuries.

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