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Citrus Heights News Briefs: police chase, food, obituary

Latest local news briefs include a Citrus Heights man being identified in a fatal rollover collision, a local restaurant making a Top 10 list, the passing of a San Juan High School graduate and an update on a police chase that began in Citrus Heights.

Driver suspect identified in Citrus Heights car chase
Police identified the suspect in a car chase that began on Thursday in Citrus Heights as 37-year-old Nathan Glantzer. The nearly hour-long pursuit ended in Gold River when the suspect’s vehicle ran into a tree, according to ABC 10. The suspect was listed in critical condition as of Friday, KCRA reported. See video below.

Citrus Heights restaurant makes it on Top 10 list
El Tapatio, located at 5637 Sunrise Blvd. in Citrus Heights, made it to a list of “The 10 restaurants you’ll want to eat at in Northern California in 2020.” The list was published by Only In Your State, which publishes informational articles and previously highlighted El Tapatio for its all-you-can-eat buffet. (See list)

Citrus Heights man killed in fatal rollover
The Sacramento Bee reported Friday that a 56-year-old resident of Citrus Heights, Danny Helmer, died after the SUV he was riding as a passenger in overturned and then crushed him when he was ejected from the vehicle on Monday night. The collision occurred in Fair Oaks. The driver, Debra Christie, was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter, DUI and hit-and-run, the Bee reported. (See article)

Obituary: Patricia Royalty (1939-2019)
Patricia Royalty, a former resident of Citrus Heights and graduate of San Juan High School, passed away on Dec. 20, 2019, according to her obituary published in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin. She leaves behind her husband, Roland, and two children. (See full obituary)

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