KPAY News

A collision on Highway 70 in Palermo leaves one man dead this morning. CHP reported that a woman from Oroville was driving south on Highway 70 between Ophir and Palermo roads in Ford Fusion before 4 am when they say she struck a man walking in the road. CHP officers say the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene, he is being described as a middle-aged African American man. The driver was treated for minor injuries from broken glass. The CHP says they are attempting to determine why the man was walking in the roadway.