Man Killed in Auto-Pedestrian Crash near Greenhorn RoadYREKA, CA (October 18, 2022) – Early Wednesday morning, Michael Bailey died in an auto-pedestrian crash on Mill Creek Road. The accident occurred around 3:15 a.m. on October 5th, along Mill Creek Road south of Greenhorn Road. According to reports, Bailey was lying in or near the area when a red Nissan pickup truck hit and ran over him. The driver, Charles Burgess, and his passenger, John Jackson, realized they had hit the pedestrian and pulled over to load him onto the truck before transporting him to Fairchild Medical Center. Bailey was pronounced dead at the hospital as a result of his injuries. According to police, the crash occurred in a mountainous region of Siskiyou County with little to no visibility. At this time, it is unclear whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash, however, officers urge anyone with information to call CHP-Yreka Area, Officer M. Smith at (530)-842-0530.
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