Private Bulldozer Operator Assigned to North Fire Dies after Vehicular Accident
BLUE CANYON, CA (September 11, 2018) – A private bulldozer operator assigned to the North Fire was killed early Tuesday morning following a car crash on Interstate 80. The victim was later identified as 37-year-old Antonio Flores of Yuba City.
As per reports, Flores was on his way to the Incident Command Post at the Blue Canyon Airport when he became involved in an accident. There are currently no details on the events leading up to the collision.
Flores was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency responders. A GoFundMe page was set up to assist his family with ongoing expenses.
An investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the wreck and to identify possible contributing factors. Additional information has not yet been released to the public at this time.
We at Sweet Law Group offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Antonio “Tony” Flores. He is survived by his wife of 18 years and four children, ages 9-15. Flores has worked for Kent Siller Trucking for more than 20 years as a master mechanic and heavy equipment operator. The US Forest Service and the employees of the Tahoe National Forest also honor him and the service he provided to the national forests. May he rest in peace.
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