Grass Valley man dies in single-vehicle crash |

Grass Valley man dies in single-vehicle crash

UPDATE on June 25, 2020:

A man killed in a Tuesday night crash has been identified as John Adragna, 56, of Grass Valley, Nevada County sheriff’s spokesman Andrew Trygg said Thursday in an email.

Initially posted: A Grass Valley man died Tuesday night in a one-vehicle wreck on Perimeter Road, the California Highway Patrol said.

The 56-year-old man, whose identity hasn’t been released, was driving a Toyota Tundra pickup south on Perimeter Road toward McCourtney Road around 8:10 p.m. when the crash happened, Officer Mike Steele said.

“He lost control of the vehicle, spun off the roadway and hit a tree,” Steele said. “The impact caused fatal injuries to the driver.”

The driver wasn’t wearing a seat belt, which Steele called a huge factor in his injuries.

The driver was the lone occupant of the vehicle. No one else was injured, Steele said.

“We’re still investigating this one,” he added.

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