Dustin Ortiz has been identified by authorities as the deceased in a traffic collision involving a big-rig and a pickup truck and that occurred on October 22 in Byron in Contra Costa County. Mr. Ortiz, a 35-year-old Galt resident, was driving a big-rig on Byron Highway prior to 6:25 a.m. Reports say that the big-rig crossed the double-yellow lines where it collided with a Ford F-150 pickup. The crash caused the semi to overturn, causing Mr. Ortiz’s death. The driver of the pickup was fortunately not hurt in the fatal crash. An investigation into the causes of the deadly accident is underway.
We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the deceased during this very difficult time.
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