Eugene Lopez Dies in Alleged DUI Crash on Foothill Boulevard near Snake Road
OROVILLE, CA (March 22, 2021) — Eugene Lopez died in a suspected DUI accident on Foothill Boulevard near Snake Road Friday morning.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the fatal crash happened before 8:00 a.m. For possible DUI-related reasons, Lopez crashed into a tree just after he had left the Gold Country Casino.
Per investigations, the accident happened as the 34-year-old was heading eastbound on Foothill Boulevard. Under unknown conditions, his vehicle drifted off the road. Since he had failed to wear a seatbelt at the time of impact, the force ejected Lopez out of the car.
At this time, CHP will continue its investigation to determine the ultimate cause. However, if anyone has more insight into this accident, please contact the CHP.
Our caring thoughts go out to the family and friends of Eugene Lopez.
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