At roughly 12:08 am Sunday morning, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District crews responded to a single vehicle rollover which left one person dead and one patient with moderate injuries.
The incident occurred at the “S” curve south of Byron Hot Springs Road in Byron. Upon arrival, crews spotted the vehicle which had rolled over off the roadway. One victim was pronounced deceased on scene. A second victim was flown to John Muir Medical Center for treatment.
Engines 59 and 54 responded to the call along with BC5, AMR and CALSTAR.
The incident is being investigated by the California Highway Patrol, however, James Etchells, 60, of Antioch has been identified as the driver who was killed in a vehicle rollover in Byron on Sunday. According to law enforcement, the vehicle rolled over multiple times.