On November 24, 2019, at approximately 9:00 a.m., a Deputy Coroner Investigator was dispatched to a location near the intersection of State Route Highway 44 and Interstate 5 regarding a single-vehicle collision. The two occupants suffered major injuries resulting from the collision and were pronounced deceased at the scene by emergency personnel.

The two occupants have been positively identified by the Shasta County Coroner’s Office as 23-year-old Justin Harley Hoover of Anderson, California and 28-year-old Melissa Anne Satterfield of Anderson, California. Next-of-kin notifications have been made and postmortem examinations have been scheduled.  The traffic collision is being investigated by the California Highway Patrol.