Hunter Dixon ID’d As Motorcyclist Killed
A fatal traffic collision claimed the life of a 26-year-old motorcyclist on September 26th in Chico.
The crash took place around 4:15 p.m. on Sunday at the intersection of Main Street and 8th Avenue.
According to police, Pesiaune Finau, 18, ran a red light before hitting motorcyclist Hunter Dixon at the intersection.
Following that collision, Finau also crashed into a nearby building.
Dixon sustained serious injuries and was transported to Enloe Medical Center. Despite life-saving efforts, he was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Due to the collision the intersection was also blocked off for a period of time.
In addition, Finau was later taken to Butte County Jail after being arrested for vehicular manslaughter.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Hunter Dixon.
Statistics from 2019 show that 846 people were killed in crashes that involved running a red light and about 143,000 people were injured.
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