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Delta teen dies after crash near Isleton

A teen from the Delta died after his car went out of control and struck a shed and a tree.

Paul Oropeza-Ramos, 18, died Monday at a Sacramento hospital, days after he suffered major head injuries in a crash near Isleton.

On Friday , Oropeza-Ramos was driving northbound on Isleton Road, north of the Isleton Bridge, and was coming out of a curve when his tires drifted off the right side of the roadway. He overcorrected to the left, but, in doing so, lost control of his car.

Oropeza-Ramos’ vehicle went across the southbound lane and off the roadway where it struck a metal-sided shed and trees. He was helped from the car by passing motorists who rendered aid before the arrival of medical personnel.

He was taken by helicopter to a Sacramento hospital where he was pronounced dead at 1:26 p.m. Monday. The CHP identified Oropeza-Ramos as being from Walnut Grove, while the coroner’s website lists him as a resident of Isleton.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews