Crash memorial |

Crash memorial

John Hart
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This shrine was put up Thursday on the tree struck Wednesday by deceased driver James Byrd, 34, of Grass Valley on McCourtney Road. The T-shirt is indicative of Byrd’s employment with Waste Management. Meanwhile, his girlfriend, passenger Lynn Allen, 32, of Grass Valley, was still listed as critical at Sutter Roseville Medical Center.

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