An arraignment on information that was scheduled for the man charged in the 2017 collision that killed an Orland man was continued. 

The arraignment on information was set for June 14 following a preliminary hearing that took place May 23. 

Ramon Barrera Jr. of Arbuckle is charged with vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence for the Jan. 22, 2017 collision that killed Brett Silva, a Pleasant Valley High School teacher and coach. 

It was alleged that Barrera on the night of the crash was driving his Ford Fusion west on Highway 32 and was passing other vehicles when he hit the Toyota Camry driven by Silva.

Silva, 53, died at the scene. His children, Ian, 14 at the time, and Isabella, then 16, suffered major injuries. Barrera also suffered major injuries. 

The California Highway Patrol received a report on Jan. 23 this year that the Glenn County District Attorney’s Office had an arrest warrant issued for Barrera, according to archives. Willows and Williams area CHP officers responded to Arbuckle, where Barrera was located and taken into custody without incident. He was booked into Glenn County Jail. 

He pleaded guilty to the charges of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence on Jan. 25. 

The arraignment on information from the preliminary hearing is now scheduled for July 12 at 10 a.m. at Glenn County Superior Court in Willows. 

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