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The Placer County executive who was involved in the crash that killed Inderkum High School basketball player Anthony Williams is set to be fired, the Board of Supervisors said Friday. Officials told KCRA 3’s Jason Marks that Todd Leopold’s firing didn’t have anything to do with the crash, but instead was following a harassment complaint.Leopold had been placed on administrative leave in late May. The Placer County Board of Supervisors received the complaint on May 25.Based on the information proved, the board placed Leopold on leave two days later on May 27.Leopold has denied the allegations, according to the board. | MORE | Placer CEO placed on paid leave several months after deadly crash; unclear if relatedThe Rocklin Police Department had previously said that Leopold was not at fault for the crash and that he would not be charged.| MORE | Placer Co. top official identifies himself as driver who hit, killed Inderkum HS basketball player; DA to review investigation reportThe crash happened on March 19 on Lonetree Boulevard and Adams Drive. The Natomas Unified School District identified Williams as a student and basketball player at the school. Police said Williams was walking on the road when he was hit and killed that night. Police at the time of the crash said the driver was cooperating with the investigation.The Placer County District Attorney said the crash is still under independent review by its office. The DA said the findings from their investigation would be made public once it was complete.

The Placer County executive who was involved in the crash that killed Inderkum High School basketball player Anthony Williams is set to be fired, the Board of Supervisors said Friday.

Officials told KCRA 3’s Jason Marks that Todd Leopold’s firing didn’t have anything to do with the crash, but instead was following a harassment complaint.

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Leopold had been placed on administrative leave in late May. The Placer County Board of Supervisors received the complaint on May 25.

Based on the information proved, the board placed Leopold on leave two days later on May 27.

Leopold has denied the allegations, according to the board.

| MORE | Placer CEO placed on paid leave several months after deadly crash; unclear if related

The Rocklin Police Department had previously said that Leopold was not at fault for the crash and that he would not be charged.

| MORE | Placer Co. top official identifies himself as driver who hit, killed Inderkum HS basketball player; DA to review investigation report

The crash happened on March 19 on Lonetree Boulevard and Adams Drive. The Natomas Unified School District identified Williams as a student and basketball player at the school. Police said Williams was walking on the road when he was hit and killed that night. Police at the time of the crash said the driver was cooperating with the investigation.

The Placer County District Attorney said the crash is still under independent review by its office. The DA said the findings from their investigation would be made public once it was complete.





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