SUSPECT IN FATAL POLICE CHASE IDENTIFIED

The Sutter County Sheriff’s Office has released the identity of the man killed late Saturday night in a vehicle pursuit, as 59-year-old Mark Alvarez, listed simply as ‘a Sutter County resident.” Alvarez reportedly was speeding and running stop-signs near the 5th Street Bridge. When police attempted to pull him over, he took off, speeding south on 2nd Street, finally crashing into another vehicle at the Yuba City Boat Ramp.

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