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Coroner identifies man killed in Thursday night crash in Folsom

A man who died Thursday night when his vehicle struck a utility pole in Folsom has been identified by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office as Timothy Tannehill, 44, of Sacramento.

The crash was reported at 8:41 p.m. Folsom police said it appeared that Tannehill’s vehicle was traveling north on Prairie City Road, south of Highway 50, when it struck a utility pole, knocking down power lines. The downed lines complicated rescue efforts.

Tannehill, the sole occupant of the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Call The Bee’s Cathy Locke, (916) 321-5287.