Family members ID man killed in crash |

Family members ID man killed in crash

Carl McCroskey, a 30-year-old Southern California resident, was identified as the man who died in Saturday’s crash near Grass Valley.

Another man seriously injured in the crash remained unidentified Tuesday while the California Highway Patrol took another look at who might have been driving their car.

Both were in a 1969 Datsun station wagon that missed a curve on Allison Ranch Road south of North Star Mine Road.

Both were ejected and later flown to Sutter Roseville Medical Center, where the unidentified man remained in critical condition Tuesday, according to CHP spokesman Troy Marks.

The car is registered to McCroskey, who resided in Lawndale.

Family members in Georgia confirmed his identity, Marks said.

Neither man had identification at the crash scene.

The CHP first identified McCroskey as a passenger, but now investigators are reconsidering that finding.

Investigators also hope to talk with a group of people who assisted rescuers in order to learn what they saw.

The people were in a red Ford Mustang according to Marks, who urged them to call the CHP’s Grass Valley office at 273-4415.

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