Oroville, California — December 23, 2010

Police say 59-year-old Oroville resident Robert A. Alexander has died after a crash on Oro Dam Boulevard East on Thursday.

The California Highway Patrol reports that Mr. Alexander was traveling west on Oro Dam Boulevard, just east of Rusty Dusty Road, in a 1988 Suzuki Samurai when he was struck head-on by a 2005 Dodge Caravan driven by 46-year-old Peggy L. Castaneda.

Mr. Alexander was transported to Oroville Medical Center with reportedly major injuries. Ms. Castaneda and her passenger, 50-year-old Floyd T. Bryant of Yuba City, escaped without injury.

No further details were available. The crash remains under investigation.

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