Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct information provided by the California Highway Patrol.
(KTXL) — A man died and a woman was left hospitalized after a head-on crash left one person dead southwest of Yuba City, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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According to CHP, an 18-year-old woman was driving a Ford Mustang on South George Washington Boulevard, south of Bogue Road, when she approached a Ford Explorer that was traveling in the opposite direction just after 10 p.m. on Christmas day.
An original news release from the CHP stated that the woman had been arrested, but the agency later clarified that she was not arrested.
The CHP said that the two vehicles crashed head-on and the Ford Explorer overturned. The driver of the Ford Explorer, a 44-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Ford Mustang was taken to a hospital with major injuries, the CHP said.
According to the CHP, the cause of the crash is still being investigated.