Teen Killed in Fairfield Crash Identified

Savana Price, 16, was speeding in a 1998 Nissan Frontier in Fairfield when she crossed a northbound lane and went off the roadway, CHP Sgt. Chris Parker said.

By James Lanaras
|  Friday, Jun 22, 2012  |  Updated 5:18 PM PDT
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Teen Killed After Truck Hits Tree

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Price was driving south on Ramsey Road north of Gold Hill Road when it hit a dirt embankment then became airborne, traveling 60 feet and striking a tree.

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A 16-year-old Fairfield girl died when her truck struck a tree in Fairfield early Friday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The Solano County coroner's office identified the girl as Savana Price. She was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash at 5:44 a.m.

Price was speeding in a 1998 Nissan Frontier south on Ramsey Road north of Gold Hill Road in Fairfield when she crossed the northbound lane and went off the roadway, CHP Sgt. Chris Parker said.

The truck hit a dirt embankment and became airborne, traveled 60 feet and struck a tree, Parker said.

Price was not wearing a seatbelt and was partially ejected from the truck. It is unknown if drugs or alcohol were a factor in the collision, Parker said.

The CHP was notified of the crash at 5:33 a.m.

The crash closed the two left lanes of Ramsey Road for two hours.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to call the CHP at (707) 428-2100.

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