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BREAKING: California Highway Patrol identified the State Park Ranger involved in the collision with a power pole Thursday afternoon.
43-year-old Daniel Kenney was taken into custody immediately following the car accident involving a state vehicle.
The driver was taken into custody and taken to a CHP officer where a drug test was conducted, which came up negative for substances.
The driver was then taken to a local hospital for evaluation.
CHP investigators said cause of the accident and subsequent actions by the driver are being investigated, and are currently in the early stages.
A California State Park ranger is being investigated by the California Highway Patrol for a wreck this afternoon.
The crash occurred at the intersection of Oro Quincy Highway and Oro Dam Boulevard in Oroville where the accident happened around 2:30 this afternoon.
Oro Dam Boulevard eastbound is still closed, PG&E crews and highway patrol are here, and the intersection and the traffic lights are now working again.
Around 2:30 this afternoon a Park Ranger SUV was driving westbound on Oro Dam Boulevard.
The driver went through a speed limit sign and hit a parked car on the opposite side of the road. Both cars then slid into a telephone pole which fell down and is completely broken in half.
The driver of the civilian SUV went to the hospital with minor injuries and seems to be ok.
On Twitter, PG&E just said all but 18 customers have power restored and they will be here until 2 a.m. working in fixing the damage and making repairs.
The stores right around the intersection still don't have power.