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Borys Cherniienko Killed in Auburn Car Accident on Highway 49

Borys Cherniienko ID’d as Driver Killed in Head-On Crash on Highway 49 near New Airport Road

Auburn, California (October 22, 2019) – The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department has identified the driver who died in a traffic accident that happened early Tuesday morning in Auburn as Borys Cherniienko, 18, of Antelope.

The deadly crash took place at around 5:30 a.m. on Highway 49 near New Airport Road.

Authorities said a doughnut company delivery Nissan van, driven by Cherniienko, was heading northbound on Highway 49 when for an unknown reason, the van collided head-on with a southbound pickup, operated by Gary Cline, 60.

Cherniienko died at the scene. Cline sustained unspecified injuries and was transported to Sutter Roseville Medical Center.

An investigation into the accident is underway.

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