Robert Danforth ID’d in Fatal Oroville Crash

37-Year-Old Man Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident 

The man who fell victim to a hit-and-run crash in Oroville last Tuesday has been ID’d as Robert Danforth, 37. 

The tragic accident occurred on July 5th around 4 a.m. at the Garden Drive off-ramp. 

A driver in either an SUV or pickup truck struck the man at the off-ramp leading from Highway 70.

Investigators are still working to determine what may have led up to the accident. 

The driver reportedly fled the scene, in either a Ford Excursion SUV or Ford Super Duty pickup truck.

Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.

JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Robert Danforth.

Tips for after accident procedures:

  • Always stop at the scene 
  • Call 911 if there are any injuries 
  • Get vehicle to safety if it is moveable, if it is not, put on hazards
  • Exchange information with others involved and document everything 
  • Call 911 to report accident – they determine who was at fault

If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may be entitled to wrongful death benefits.

If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.

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