Michael Shepard Killed; One Injured in Dump Truck Accident on Sand Canyon Rd in Santa Clarita, CA

January 23, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Michael Shepard
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
California Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Dump-Truck
Sand Canyon Rd
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), moderate injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Caltrans truck was rear-ended by another vehicle

What Happened

California Highway Patrol officials released the name of the driver killed in an accident involving a Caltrans dump-truck on Sand Canyon Rd in Santa Clarita, CA on January 23rd, 2019. Officials say Michael Shepard was killed when his Jeep collided with the rear of a Caltrans dump truck. The driver of the Caltrans vehicle was hospitalized with moderate injuries.

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