Coralee Jo Smith identified as woman pulled from American River near Auburn

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

AUBURN, Calif. — The woman who died Sunday after being pulled from the American River has been identified.

According to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office, she was 52-year-old Coralee Jo Smith.

The California State Parks Department said crews responded to a reported water rescue Sunday below the Confluence of the American River, in the Auburn area.

Despite finding Smith and providing medical aid, she died from her injuries.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.