Redway Man Dead in Wreck on Hwy 36

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Press release from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Department:

On July 8, 2018, at approximately 0530 hours, a Deputy Coroner Investigator was dispatched to Highway 36 near Platina, California regarding a fatal traffic collision. The decedent suffered major injuries as a result of the accident and was pronounced deceased at the scene by emergency personnel.

The decedent was positively identified as 65 year old Johnnie W. Schaafsma of Redway, California. The decedent’s next-of-kin has been notified and a postmortem examination will be scheduled. The traffic collision remains under investigation by the California Highway Patrol.

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